Wagoner inmates take guard’s keys, lock him in cell to escape
WAGONER, Okla. – Two Wagoner County Jail escapees are back in custody Tuesday after they overpowered a jailer to escape.
Officials said 35-year-old Larry Cotton and 38-year-old Mickey Staggs got away from the jail at about 9 p.m. Monday.
Authorities said the pair grabbed the guard, took his keys and locked him in cell.
The jailer suffered minor injuries in the struggle but is expected to make a full recovery.
According to jail officials, Cotton and Staggs have long criminal histories.
Cotton was captured Tuesday morning and Staggs was caught just a few hours later.
- Oklahoma part of major beef recall, see if your neighborhood grocery store made the list
- Woman's car payments hid her death for 6 years, body found mummified in backseat of car
- TRAGIC: Man dies from injuries after being hit with his own vehicle
- PHOTO: Oklahoma Gov. daughter responds to photo stirring up controversy online