Hopkins County’s escaped inmate Barney Ebey, 53, has been captured near Athens and is back behind bars. Todd Joseph Saranzinski, 55, the former inmate that allegedly helped Ebey escape, and was seen on video giving the escapee a ride away from the area is also custody. Investigators say the escape had been planned. Ebey walked away during work duty at the Hopkins County Civic Center on Tuesday morning at approximately 8:00 am. He had been in jail for Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity related to the theft of heavy equipment.