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NEW INFO: Inmate Caught after Escaping Custody in Meigs County, Ohio

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 1/30/12 @ 7:25 p.m.
MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- An inmate who escaped Monday afternoon was caught that evening, Meigs County Sheriff Robert Beagle tells WSAZ.com.

David McDaniel, 27, escaped during a shift change. He was caught in Middleport, Ohio, which is in Meigs County.

McDaniel faces an additional charge of escape.



UPDATE 1/30/12 @ 5:55 p.m.
MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- An inmate is on the loose in Meigs County, Ohio.

David McDaniel, 27, got away this afternoon.

Sheriff Robert Beagle tells WSAZ.com that McDaniel escaped during shift change.

There was a miscommunication between the guards as to who was watching the inmates.

McDaniel is a suspect in several burglaries in the area and is also wanted out of Gallia County on a probation violation.

He is not considered dangerous.

Beagle also tells WSAZ.com that a tip that McDaniel had been seen on 2nd Street in Pomeroy running toward a wooded area, was not McDaniel.

If you know where McDaniel may be, you are asked to call the Meig's County Sheriff's Department.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.



ORIGINAL STORY 1/30/12
MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- An inmate has escaped custody in Meigs County, Ohio.

According to Meigs County Sheriff Robert Beagle, David McDaniel, escaped from the Meigs County Jail Monday afternoon.

Beagle tells WSAZ.com that it happened during a shift change and there was a miscommunication about who was watching the inmates.

McDaniel was last seen running along 2nd Street in Pomeroy -- running toward a wooded area.

He was a suspect in several burglaries in the area.

Call 911 if you see McDaniel or have any information on his whereabouts.


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