West
June 29, 2023

West Central inmate escapes, is recaptured after pursuit

 

By Kayleen Petrovia. Marysville J-T Reporter

A West Central inmate was apprehended following a pursuit Sunday after he escaped from the facility Saturday.

Matthew I. McKenzie, 34, of Sidney was charged with one count of escape, a felony of the third degree, following the incident. He was being held at the Tri-County Regional Jail Tuesday.

According to reports from the Union County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were sent to West Central Community Correctional Facility, 18200 Route 4, at 2:53 a.m. Sunday in reference to an inmate who officials believe escaped on Saturday.

UCSO Chief Deputy Tom Morgan said West Central officials realized McKenzie escaped following a headcount at 2…

Read this entire article as it appeared in print in our eEdition

LATEST NEWS
Fire – EMS
Community
FIRE Sunday, May 12 6 a.m. – Route 31 (pole fire) EMS Sunday, May 12 1:52 a.m. – South Franklin Street 10:23 a.m. – Claibourne Road Monday, May 13 8 p...
May 23, 2024
U.C. tornado sirens to be more targeted
Local News
By Michael Williamson, Richwood Gazette After severe weather brought damage to the area this year, all the communities across Union County will get up...
May 23, 2024