BREAKING: Last Of Four Escaped Inmates Captured In Omaha

Posted 2 years ago

By Post Staff

BREAKING: The last of four escaped inmates from the Ottawa County Jail has been captured.

Eric James was captured in Omaha, Nebraska around 5:30 p.m. Friday.

A Nissan Altima stolen during the escape was also recovered.

We will update this story as more information is released.

Late last night, the third escaped inmate was apprehended in Russell, Kansas.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Santos Carrera-Morales, who was serving prison time for two murders in Sedgwick County, was arrested in Russell, Kansas around 11:38 pm Thursday.

The police chief in the western Kansas town of Russell says a convicted murderer hitched a ride to a convenience store in the town, where he was arrested after escaping from a county jail.

Police Chief Jon Quinday told The Associated Press on Friday that escaped inmate Santos Carrera-Morales was taken into custody late Thursday by two police officers without incident at a store off of Interstate 70.


  • Denise

    Everyone else is still reporting that one man is at large! Way to stay on top of this story that has us all on edge!! Glad we can count on you guys for news when it happens,

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  • Joel

    So glad you guys are on top of this! It’s amazing for as big of a story this is, the North Platte Post is the only one’s reporting on this. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

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