“All three escapees are in custody!” McDonald County Sheriff Rob Evenson announces

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NOEL, Mo. — Sheriff Rob Evenson in a short statement said all three escapees from the jail were captured without incident in McDonald County.

All three escapees are in custody!!! Just taken into custody in Noel! Good work to all involved! Nobody hurt on either side!” — Sheriff Rob Evenson

We are told a man caught the three drinking from his garden hose close to Mill Creek near H Highway after 9:00 p.m. Monday. As they fled his property and the report was received, it was all-hands on deck. All available officers responded to the area. Missouri State Highway Patrol had support from the air so they could track them.

About 10:35 p.m. the three were located at a residence on North Main Street, Noel. They were taken into custody without incident.

SHERIFF POSTED AT 11:47 p.m. Monday evening, July 26.

The three fled the jail in Pineville together Saturday just after 5:00 p.m. after overtaking a female jailer. And now taken into custody late Monday night.

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