All Kay County Escapees in Custody


Friday, July 3rd 2009, 1:09 pm
By: News 9


Staff and Wire Reports 

BRANSON, Missouri -- All four Oklahoma jail escapees who broke out of the Kay County Jail Thursday have been caught across state lines.

According to Baxter County, Ark., Sheriff John Montgomery's office, a Branson police officer stopped a vehicle about 12:30 a.m. Friday that had been reported stolen shortly after the escape. 

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Branson Police Department Chief Caroll McCullough said police in Branson, Missouri captured Benito Bustos and Ponca Green. Bustos broke both legs while trying to run from police. Green is in the hospital after trying to commit suicide in jail after his arrest.

The two other inmates, Doyle Bertschy and Kenneth Sherrod were captured in Branson late this afternoon.