Update 2:50pm(AP)-A fourth escapee, 49-year-old Joseph Verive of Elsberry, was caught Monday along Pike County Rute 411. He told authorities he had not eaten since the escape and wanted to return to jail. William John Thomas Wilkerson Jr. of Florissant remains at large. Wilkerson was held for failing to appear in court for allegedly stealing anhydrous ammonia.
Three of the five inmates that escaped from an area jail have been caught in Oklahoma.Pike county sheriff Stephen Korte reports Louisiana, Missouri residents Jacob Darnell, Jason Darnell, and Emmanuel Chatman were taken into custody at about 2 this morning in Midwest City, Oklahoma.
The three were asking for money near a convenience store down there. Local police officers rounded them up, and found a meth pipe too.
The search continues for William Wilkerson of Florissant.