Authorities have so far been unable to verify numerous reports in Noxubee County that two escaped convicts from Georgia have been spotted in the Macon area.
A grand jury in Clay County has indicted an inmate for trying to escape from jail.
A Brooksville man wanted on numerous charges, including escaping from the back of a Starkville Police Department cruiser, turned himself in to authorities without incident Thursday.
The Starkville Police Department is looking for a Brooksville man who escaped from the back of a patrol car after a Saturday traffic stop.
A sobbing former prison worker who helped two murderers escape from a maximum-security lockup said she regretted her “horrible mistake” as she was sentenced Monday to up to seven years behind bars as part of a plea deal.
Payroll records suggest the hunt for two escaped killers in northern New York cost more than $1 million a day, with overtime alone for state troopers and corrections officers $22 million higher than last year.
Inmates who knew the two convicted killers who escaped from a maximum-security prison in northern New York reported beatings by guards trying to determine where the pair went, according to a legal services group.
Just weeks before Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman sneaked out of a maximum security prison in Mexico, the U.S. government had requested formally that the drug kingpin be sent to the United States to stand trial on a variety of drug trafficking and conspiracy charges, the Justice Department said on Friday.
The superintendent at the prison where two killers broke out has been placed on leave along with his security chief and 10 other staff members amid an internal investigation into how the inmates pulled it off, a state official said Tuesday.
Two convicted killers who staged a complicated prison break together and then spent more than two weeks roaming in thick New York woods finally split up when one man decided his companion was slowing him down, going their separate ways a few days before one was shot and the other captured, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.