Sunday, September 18, 2016

Police searching for two escaped inmates in Southern Missouri

James Randall (J.R) Sherrell
Two inmates escaped from the Pulaski County Jail at approximately 1:15 AM this morning.

The jail-break occurred after both inmates had requested a medical check, during which time they stole the jailer’s keys and fled the facility. 


Dustin Richardson
The jailer was not injured during the incident. All law enforcement agencies within Pulaski County, along with the Missouri State Highway Patrol and surrounding Sheriff Departments, are assisting in the search.

The first escapee is identified as James Randall (J.R) Sherrell, 32, a white male, 5’6, 120 lbs. Sherrell has short brown hair and green eyes, with multiple tattoos about his body. This inmate was in custody for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Interfering with a Felony Arrest. Sherrell is a career offender and should be considered dangerous.

The second escapee is Dustin Richardson, 27, a white male, 5’11, 180 pounds. Richardson has short brown hair and brown eyes, with multiple tattoos about his body. This inmate was in custody for Child Molestation, 1st Degree, and has another outstanding warrant out of Camdenton County for Molesting a Minor. Richardson is also a career offender and should be considered dangerous.