Two Adair Jail Escapees Apprehended in Clinton County

Escaped Adair County Regional Jail inmates Ryan Ellis, 26, of Nancy, and Tyler Hollan, 23, of Albany, were both apprehended in Clinton County on Sunday by the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office, according to police. Both were transported back to Adair County.

After interviewing the inmates, it was discovered once they had walked away from Class D last Friday afternoon they came into possession of a pickup truck in the Cane Valley community. Ellis advised interviewing officers that he had discovered a rifle that was in the truck and discarded it by throwing it out a window. The firearm was found Sunday by law enforcement in a shallow creek bed just off of Cane Valley Road.

The two now have pending charges concerning possession of the pickup truck and for the recovered firearm. The Columbia Police Department is carrying the charges.

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