Escaped Russell Inmate Captured
- Published on Saturday, 11 March 2017 05:56
According to the Russell County Sheriff's Office, Jason A. Lesage (pictured) escaped at around 4 AM and allegedly stole a 2006 GMC pickup.
The pickup was found abandoned near Dorrance at around 7 AM.
Russell County Sheriff's Deputies, Kansas Highway Patrol Troopers and KHP aircraft searched the area for another three hours until a local resident reported seeing Lesage.
A brief foot chase ensued until he was taken into custody without incident at about 10:20 AM.
Lesage was being held in the Russell County Jail on charges of probation violation and possession of marijuana.Read More Local News