4 of 5 County Jail Escapees From Pike County MO Captured

BOWLING GREEN,Mo. (AP) — Four of the five inmates who escaped from a northeast Missouri jail are back in custody,two days after they removed a shower head controller to gain access to a jail service area.

The men escaped Saturday from the Pike County Jail in Bowling Green. Three inmates from Louisiana,Mo. — Emanuel Chatman and brothers Jacob and Jason Darnell — were arrested about 2 a.m. Monday while panhandling near Midwest City,Okla.


New ND Oil Patch County Jail is Paid Off Early But Full

WILLISTON,N.D. (AP) — It was supposed to take a quarter-century for Williston to retire the bond on a multimillion-dollar jail and law enforcement center designed to handle prisoner growth for decades.

But just five years after the Williams County Law Enforcement Center opened the lockup is paid in full but also has reached capacity. The reason: the explosion of oil activity in western North Dakota.

“My 50-year jail turned into five,” Williams County Sheriff Scott Busching said. “I’m in the same shape I was before we built this thing. I’m full again.”


Oswego County Costs Could Soar to More than $1 Million to Pay for Sending Inmates to Other County Jails

Oswego,NY — Oswego County has so many more inmates than the space available to house them,it may have to spend an extra $1.3 million beyond what was budgeted for jail expenses this year.
County lawmakers will vote this week whether to give Sheriff Reuel Todd $900,000 to run the county jail through the end of the year. That’s on top of an extra $400,00 it approved earlier this year for that purpose.


North Idaho Jail Escapes Blamed on Crumbling Wall

ST. MARIES,Idaho (AP) — A series of escapes from the Benewah County jail has authorities looking for ways to prevent prisoners from digging through a deteriorating brick wall at the 88-year-old lockup.

The most recent escape from the jail in St. Maries was last month,when authorities say Todd Edwin Miller and Tyler James Walton scraped through the brick wall in their cell bathroom and used bed sheets to scale down the side of the building. The men were caught within a few hours.


Iowa County Inmate Injured in Botched Escape Attempt

WEBSTER COUNTY,IA. – Webster County jail inmate was injured Wednesday evening after he fell from a fourth-story rooftop in a failed escape attempt.

Tanner Jon King,21,of Fort Dodge escaped from the jail’s exercise area on the roof and tried to jump across an alley onto the roof of the Fort Dodge Messenger building,said Sheriff Brian Mickelson. King was transported by ambulance to Trinity Regional Medical Center and after initial treatment was taken to a Des Moines hospital. King’s injuries were numerous,but did not appear to be critical,Mickelson said.