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ESCAPE FROM ANNEX: Escapees' Criminal Pasts

WANTED: Deante Huntley, also known as Deante Combs WANTED: Deante Huntley, also known as Deante Combs
CAPTURED: Daniel Ramos CAPTURED: Daniel Ramos
CAPTURED: James McClendon CAPTURED: James McClendon
CAPTURED: Jimmy Hughes CAPTURED: Jimmy Hughes

We're taking a closer look at escaped inmate Deante Huntley's history and background, but there may be some confusion as to who law enforcement officials are looking for. 

Here's what we know so far. Law enforcement has sent us one mugshot today -- and given us four different names... All for the same man. 

Newschannel 6 has been working the phones with the sheriff's office, county clerk, district clerk, and magistrate's office to try and get to the bottom of this.

All of these offices had numerous files on the man known as Deante Huntley and Deante Combs. They previously gave us two different names on the same man.

He is a black man,  5 feet 7 inches, approximately on 180 lbs.

Deante has an extensive drug past, particularly with cocaine. Police say he is reckless with the drugs, intending to sell it, and has even attempted to swallow bags of the substance. He has also shown to be extremely violent. There is one report showing he attempted to choke someone.

Deante was in jail on two charges: Assault family violence & manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance. However, we found several other documented arrests in his past.

We do have a lot of questions for law enforcement about why they don't have a consistent name on the same man.

In one affidavit we pulled, he was listed under two names on the same document.

We're also looking at the criminal history on the three escaped inmates who have been recaptured.

The most dangerous is Jimmy Noel Hughes.

Hughes was charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child which is a first degree felony. According to the reports, when Hughes was 20-years-old, he took a young girl down a deserted road, hit her in the face several times, breaking her nose, and then sexually assaulted her. DNA samples taken from the girl tested positive for Hughes' DNA.

James Thomas McClendon is another one of the men taken into custody. He has a history of stealing property from vehicles and is considered by some to be a burglary ring leader.
Some of the items he and his crew have confiscated include a GPS device, tools, and credit cards. McClendon is known to work with one of the other escapees, Daniel Ramos.

Police reports state that Ramos was also seen breaking and entering into vehicles. Yet his charges are much less significant than his friend mcclendon. He was in jail on a charge of criminal mischief.

Mary Moloney, Newschannel 6

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