Jail escapee arrested in Arkansas

Friday, July 25th 2008, 8:22 am
By: News 9

Staff and Wire Reports

MEDFORD, Okla. -- A man, who escaped the Grant County jail and stole a sheriff's department truck, has been arrested in Arkansas.

Joshua Albright was arrested in Johnson County, Arkansas, about 60 miles east of the Oklahoma state line, Sheriff Roland Hula said.

Albright escaped Thursday morning by climbing out a restroom window and taking the truck which had the keys inside it.

He was being transferred to the Department of Corrections reception center in Lexington.

Albright is serving two 20-year prison terms after being convicted of tying up an elderly blind woman and holding her hostage for eight hours while robbing her home.