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ESCAPE FROM ANNEX: Last Escapee in Custody

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CAPTURED: Deonte Deshaun Huntley CAPTURED: Deonte Deshaun Huntley
CAPTURED: Daniel Ramos CAPTURED: Daniel Ramos
CAPTURED: James McClendon CAPTURED: James McClendon
CAPTURED: Jimmy Hughes CAPTURED: Jimmy Hughes

The search is over.

Law enforcement has captured the fourth and last escapee who broke out of the Wichita County Jail Annex, nearly 36 hours after the four inmates escaped.

Wichita County Deputies say Deonte Desean Huntley, 23, was captured on the 4500 blk. of Barnett Rd. at the Indian Falls Apartments.

He was arrested shortly after 7 p.m. Friday.

Newschannel6 spoke with Wichita County Sheriff David Duke and he says what led law enforcement to Indian Falls was information given to them by someone they were interviewing.

When Sheriff's Deputies arrived, they had to bust through a door Deonte Huntley was trying to reinforce.

Sheriff Duke says there was a brief scuffle before Deonte was arrested.

His facing a felony charge of Escape.

Several others were also taken into custody for harboring Deonte.

Sheriff Duke is not ruling out other arrests in this case.

Deonte was the last of four inmates who had escaped from the Wichita County Jail Annex Thursday morning. He was in jail on an assault family violence charge and also a drug conviction.

A search extended through the night for Deonte Thursday. While searching for the subject in the downtown area, Sheriff David Duke and Deputy Melvin Joyner discovered a working drug lab. That investigation was turned over to the Wichita County District Attorney's Drug Task Force.

The other three escaped inmates were captured Thursday afternoon. All four inmates escaped from the Wichita County Jail Annex Thursday morning through the roof.

Deputies captured 19-year-old James Thomas McClendon. He is a white male, 5'8", 180 lbs. with blond hair and blue eyes. He had been locked up since June 21, 2010 on burglary of a vehicle charges and is currently awaiting trial.

22-year-old Jimmy Noel Hughes has also been captured. He was serving a sentence for aggravated sexual assault of a child.

Deputies caught 22-year-old Daniel Cecilio Ramos. He is a Hispanic male, 5'7", 200 pounds. He was awaiting trial on criminal mischief charges and had been locked up since June 27, 2010.

Members of the James Allred Prison Unit began tracking three of the escapees after their tracking dogs picked up a scent in Clay County.   Several hours later, with the assistance of a Texas Department of Public Safety Helicopter, two of the subjects were taken into custody.  A short time later, a third escapee was taken into custody near the same area.  All three were charged with Felony Escape in addition to their additional charges.

During that search deputies arrested three more people in connection with the escape. 

35-year-old Jeffrey Scott Johnston was arrested and charged with Facilitating Escape.  22-year-old Jonathon Gary Borque was also arrested and charged with Facilitating Escape.  20-year-old Stacy Ann Brackeen was arrested and charged with four counts of Felony Escape.  She also has a charge of Burglary of a Habitation in Clay County.

Sheriff David Duke says the four inmates were last accounted for between 6 and 6:30 a.m. when breakfast is served.

They were discovered missing at shift change at 7 a.m.

Sheriff Duke says this was a highly planned escape.

The escapees stole a white 2000 Ford F-150 with Texas license plate number 2LC-M24.  That truck was recovered by Clay County Sheriff's Deputies at the S & S Grocery Store in Clay County at 8:30 a.m. Thursday. The store is just a few miles from where the inmates were taken into custody Thursday afternoon.

The Wichita County Jail Annex is still on lockdown. Several inmates were moved out of the facility following the jailbreak Thursday.

Vernon College Skills Training Center was also locked down until 5 p.m. Thursday. 

Members of the Wichita County Sheriff's Office, the James Allred Prison Unit, the Texas Department of Department of Public Safety, the Texas Rangers, the Wichita Falls Police Department, the Burkburnett Police Department, the Iowa Park Police Department, the Wichita County District Attorney's Office, the Wichita County Constables office, the Clay County Sheriff's Office, the Archer County Sheriff's Office, the Montague Sheriff's Office, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the U.S. Marshall's Service assisted in the search.

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