Stories tagged with: Inmate

June 28, 2010 - 12:33pm
5 years 21 weeks ago

A Licking County inmate, who escaped after attending his mother's funeral, is caught.

35-year-old Jason Schraishuhn was granted temporary judicial release to attend his mother's funeral this morning and was released under the supervision of the Jail Chaplain.

When the funeral ended, Schraishuhn got into a moving vehicle at the intersection of Cedar and Tuscarawas streets and fled. The Sheriff's Office and Newark Police Department set up a perimeter in this area and searched the...

December 15, 2009 - 9:10am
5 years 49 weeks ago

The Fairfield County Sheriff's Office says a jail inmate is dead after committing suicide.

Chester Henson was found in his cell Sunday afternoon.

Jail Supervisor, Phil Johnson, says Henson was recently taken off of suicide watch after being evaluated by a mental health professional.

Henson was arrested back in June on charges of attempted murder, felonious assault, aggravated burglary, and carrying a concealed weapon.

Johnson says Henson's death remains under...

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