Jail escapee back in custody
PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) - A Greene County inmate who escaped custody from a local hospital early Friday morning is back behind bars.
Sheriff Brad Snyder said 27-year-old Shana Whitaker of Rector escaped Arkansas Methodist Medical Center shortly before 3 a.m. Nov. 3 as she was being transported back to the detention center.
She was last seen running westbound on Vine Stree toward Linwood Cemetery.
Shortly before 9 a.m. Snyder reported Whitaker had been captured.
According to detention center records, Whitaker was booked into the Greene County Detention Center on June 2 on charges of theft of property-firearm under $2,500; nonpayment of fines; and failure to appear.
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