Barton Co. Escapee Back in Custody
- Published on Monday, 10 June 2013 09:45
Law enforcement officers have an inmate back in custody after he walked away from the Barton County jail Sunday night.
Sheriff Brian Bellendir says guards discovered 23-year-old Lee W. Dean was not in his cell at about 11 PM Sunday.
With the help of tips from the public, Bellendir says Dean was re-captured Monday morning at 11:40 AM at a residence in Great Bend. A second individual was arrested and may be charged with harboring a fugitive.
Dean was jailed on probation violations.Read More Local News