Prisoner who escaped in downtown St. Charles turns self in - KMOV.com

Prisoner who escaped in downtown St. Charles turns self in

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By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson
By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson
(KMOV) -- An escaped prisoner is back behind bars.
 
The hunt began just before 12:00 a.m. on Thursday and came to an end early Friday morning.
 
Police say John Banta, 21, escaped from custoday while he was being transported from St. Charles County to St. Louis County. Banta broke free in the downtown St. Charles area.
 
Authorities tell News 4 that Banta made it to Warrenton, Missouri where his parents encouraged him to turn himself in.
 
Banta turned himself in to police early Friday morning.
           
He was originally being held on drug and burglary charges.
 
No word yet on any additional charges that Banta will face.

 

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