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Three of Four KDOC Inmate Escapees from Ottawa County Jail Remain At Large

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Mar 12, 2015 02:02 PM
At approximately 5 a.m., four Kansas Department of Corrections inmates housed in the Ottawa County Jail escaped.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 18, 2012

Contact: Communications Office
kdocpub@doc.ks.gov
(785) 215-2857

At approximately 5 a.m., four Kansas Department of Corrections inmates housed in the Ottawa County Jail escaped.  The KDOC has housed inmates in Ottawa County since January 17, 2012.  One escapee has been apprehended; however, authorities are still looking for:

Santos Carrera-Morales, 22:

  • 5’9’’ Hispanic male
  • 169 lbs
  • Brown eyes
  • Shaved head and a goatee
  • 2008 conviction – two counts of murder in the first degree in Sedgwick County

Eric James, 23:

  • 5’7” Black male
  • 180 lbs
  • Brown eyes
  • Cornrows
  • 2009 conviction – three counts aggravated burglary and one count kidnapping in Anderson County

Drew Wade, 21:

  • 5’11” Caucasian male
  • 176 lbs
  • Blue eyes
  • Shaved head wearing glasses and “785” tattooed across his neck
  • 2008 conviction – one count attempted robbery and one count aggravated battery in Shawnee County

All escapees are considered armed and dangerous.  If anyone has information pertaining to the whereabouts of Santos Carrera-Morales, Eric James, and/or Drew Wade, please call 911, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation at 1-800-572-7463 or Ellsworth Correctional Facility at 785-472-5501.

 

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