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A Crime Stoppers tip led to the arrest Wednesday of escapee Frank L. Crutchfield, 48, by Wichita Police. Authorities continue to search for Robert E. Cook, 52, who escaped with Crutchield from Winfield Correctional Facility Saturday.
Working Group to Reduce Corrections Costs, Improve Public Safety
The 2012 Kansas Department of Corrections Employees and Volunteer of the Year were announced by Governor Sam Brownback and KDOC Secretary Ray Roberts recently during special ceremonies at the Kansas Statehouse.
Gary Leslie Furthmyer, who escaped from custody three weeks ago, has been captured in Kansas City, Kansas.
Lansing Correctional Facility inmate Gary Leslie Furthmyer escaped early Wednesday morning while at his minimum-custody job assignment.
Eric James was apprehended in Omaha, Neb., Friday evening.
Santos M. Carrera-Morales was captured in Russell, Kan., late Thursday night. One escapee remains at large.
Drew Edward Wade, one of four inmates who escaped from the Ottawa County Jail early Wednesday, has been apprehended in North Platte, Nebraska. Two inmates remain at large.
The public is asked to be on the lookout for a gold 2002 Nissan Altima with a Kansas license plate of 649-CII and a tan 2005 Chevrolet Venture with the Kansas license plate of 854-DZQ.