Escaped inmates found by Columbia County police
MAGNOLIA, Ark. (KNOE) - UPDATE: Columbia County Sheriff’s Office says the fourth inmate, Rico Jermaine Rose, was found around 1 a.m. Jan. 31, 2023, and taken back into custody.
UPDATE: Dariusz Patterson, 19, and Meadow Saulsberry, 19, were apprehended in Monroe sometime this afternoon by the U.S. Marshals service, according to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office.
As of Monday evening, all except capital murder suspect 32-year-old Rico Jermaine Rose was back in police custody.
UPDATE: CCSO says they have located Denickolas Brown and taken him into custody.
The other three inmates have not been located as of yet.
Sheriff Leroy Martin says the vehicles they are in are described as a gold Ford Escape labeled AR/929 ZER and a white Toyota Corolla labeled AR/AEP12K.
The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office says several inmates escaped the Columbia County Detention facility around 1 a.m. on Jan. 30, 2023, after a security check attack.
CCSO says several of the inmates escaped during a security check after they handcuffed and assaulted the jailers.
During the attack, CCSO says the inmates grabbed one of the jailers’ keys to the jail and vehicles.
CCSO says the inmates escaped the jail and drove off in one of the vehicles.
The Columbia County Sheriff says the inmates are identified as:
- Rico Jermaine Rose, 32- wanted for capital murder
- Denickolas Brown, 32- drugs/firearms
- Dariusz Patterson, 19- terroristic acts
- Meadow Saulsberry, 20- terroristic acts
CCSO says Rose and Brown have local connections in Columbia County while Patterson and Saulsberry have connections in Louisiana and Texas.
The Columbia County Sheriff says these men are possibly armed and dangerous.
If anyone has information on the whereabouts of these individuals, contact the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office at (870)-235-3747.
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