Authorities catch 3 escapees from Taft prison


Monday, April 14th 2008, 9:52 am
By: News 9


From Staff and Wire Reports

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections and Muskogee County authorities have recaptured three prison escapees.

The trio was discovered missing about 4 a.m. Monday during a head count at the Jess Dunn Correctional Center in Taft. 

The trio, identified Oscar Rodriquez, 27; Carlos Valladares, 22, and  Fernando Aguilar-Gonzalez, 28, were arrested in rural Muskogee County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

Prison records show Valladares is serving a four-year sentence for possession of a stolen vehicle.

Aguilar-Gonzalez is serving four years for burglary, larceny, drug, alcohol and false identification crimes, while Rodriquez is serving a 10-year term for drug trafficking.