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July 27, 2023

West Central escapee caught

 

By Mac Cordell, Marysville J-T Reporter

After an alleged escape, Saturday into Sunday, Damarius R. Ransaw is back in custody.

Chief Deputy Tom Morgan, with the Union County Sheriff’s Office, said that about 9:44 p.m., Saturday, someone pulled the fire alarm at West Central Community Correctional Facility, 18200 Route 4.

Morgan said that moments later, the sheriff’s office was “notified of an escape.”

“An individual ran from the facility and went over the fence and reportedly headed east,” Morgan said.

He said units from the sheriff’s office as well as the Marysville Division of Police searched the immediate area, even using a drone to search …

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