Sheriff: 2 briefly escape Oklahoma jail to visit girlfriends

The Associated Press and The Oklahoman - October 14, 2017 10:30 am

Sheriff: 2 briefly escape Oklahoma jail to visit girlfriends
(Information from: The Oklahoman,
HUGO, Okla. (AP) – An Oklahoma sheriff says two inmates briefly escaped to visit their girlfriends and smoke marijuana, after which they walked back to the jail.
Choctaw County Sheriff Terry Park tells The Oklahoman that inmates Harley Davidson and Rakeem Lennox waited for jail staff to leave the area near their room about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. He says the men then entered the booking room to steal a laundry room door key and fled.
The sheriff says they returned to the county jail on foot after midnight and could face additional charges.
He says both men were in jail for drug possession.


Latest Stories

Oklahoma State Professor Among Two Killed in Wrong-Way Collision in Maine

FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Two motorists were killed and a passenger critically injured on Interstate 295 on...


OKLAHOMA CITY – Law enforcement is seeing an increase in fentanyl overdose deaths across the U.S. It’s a problem...

TAKE A LOOK: Old Oklahoma High School Listed For Sale as Single-Family Home

BURBANK, Okla. (KOKH) — An old high school in Burbank, Oklahoma, has been listed for sale as...