BRIGHTON (CBS4) – Authorities in Adams County have an inmate who was mistakenly released Friday back in custody.

Shannon Owens, 31, “presented himself as another inmate who was being released,” according to a statement from the Adams County Sheriff’s Office.

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Shannon Owens (credit – Adams County Sheriff’s Office)

On Sunday the sheriff’s office said they found Owens at a motel near Interstate 76 and 88th Avenue. He came out of his room and was arrested without any problems.

Owens was being held for a parole violation.

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Online court records indicate he was due to appear in Arapahoe County District Court April 28 on multiple forgery charges.

In 2008, Owens was arrested for his involvement in a shooting in Pueblo. An initial attempted murder charge was dismissed by the district attorney. Owens pleaded guilty to a robbery charge in that case.

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According to Adams County, Owens previously lived in Aurora.