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Both escapees from Pulaski Co. Jail caught; more charges filed

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James Randall (J.R.) Sherrell (L) and Dustin Richardson (R) escaped from Pulaski Co. Jail on September 18. Sherrell was taken into custody on September 19. Authorities are searching for Randall (Credit: Pulaski County Sheriff's Department). James Randall (J.R.) Sherrell (L) and Dustin Richardson (R) escaped from Pulaski Co. Jail on September 18. Sherrell was taken into custody on September 19. Authorities are searching for Randall (Credit: Pulaski County Sheriff's Department).

PULASKI COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Both  inmates who escaped the Pulaski County Jail on September 18 have been caught.

According to authorities, James Randall “J.R.” Sherrell, 32, and Dustin Richardson, 27, escaped from the Pulaski County Jail at 1:15 a.m.

Sheriff Ron Long with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department says both inmates had requested a medical check. During the request Long says the inmates stole the jailer’s keys and fled the facility. The jailer was not injured during the incident.

Sherrell was later taken into custody at a home near Crocker, Mo. Authorities say Sherrell was initially in custody for possession of a controlled substance and interfering with a felony arrest. He is being held without bond.

Authorities say another individual was arrested with Sherrell and criminal charges are expected to be filed against him or her on September 20.

Richardson was later caught in Atoka, Oklahoma. He was initially in custody for first degree child molestation. He also has an outstanding warrant out of Camdenton County for molesting a minor, according to authorities.

Marlee Davy, 21, their alleged accomplice was also caught.  Davy and Richardson were caught at a McDonalds.

Sherrell and Richardson are charged with first-degree assault/attempted assault on a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest by fleeing and creating a substantial risk of serious injury/death to any person, escape from confinement, and aiding the escape of a prisoner confined for a felony.

Davy is charged for the offenses of first-degree assault/attempted assault on a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest by fleeing and creating a substantial risk of serious injury/death to a person, aiding escape of a prisoner confined for a felony, and hindering prosecution of a felony. Davy’s bond is set at $750,000. 

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