A citizen’s tip has resulted in authorities discovering and capturing one of two escapees from a Jefferson County jail.
At about 4 p.m. Thursday, a citizen referred to as 911 in Pine Bluff and reported that an individual becoming the outline of escapee Noah Roush, 22, was inside an deserted dwelling within the space of nineteenth Avenue and Plum Avenue, in line with a information launch from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Workplace.
Capt. Yohance Brunson arrived within the space and noticed Roush, who tried to flee on foot. “Brunson gave chase and was capable of take Roush [into] custody” with the assistance of two officers from Southeast Arkansas School’s Division of Public Security, the discharge stated.
Maj. John Bean of the sheriff’s workplace stated at the moment that nobody was harmed within the arrest of Roush and stated the one that gave authorities the tip will get a reward.
Authorities even have provided a $2,500 reward for info resulting in the seize and return to custody of the opposite escapee, Jatonia Bryant, 23. Bryant was jailed on a capital homicide cost.
“We’re nonetheless at present out in search of him as we converse,” Bean stated, noting that authorities have some leads.
Roush was jailed on residential housebreaking and theft of property costs. He additionally was a suspect in a murder.
Authorities have requested anybody with info associated to Bryant’s location to contact the Metropolitan Emergency Communication Affiliation at 870-541-5300, Brunson at 870-692-3376, or Lt. Terry Wingard at 870-510-0395.
Right here’s the unique search poster for the 2 males.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s Workplace
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