ESCAPE OF FOUR MALES FROM THE GALLIA COUNTY JAIL
At approximately 12:14 a.m. four (4) male inmates overpowered two (2) female corrections officers with a homemade weapon at the Gallia County Jail. The four inmates were successful in forcing open a secured door and escaped.
The males who escaped are identified as follows:
– Brynn K. Martin, age 40, who is 5’7” tall and weighs approximately 170 pounds, having brown hair and blue eyes.
– Christopher M. Clemente, age 24, who is 6’1” tall and weighs approximately 165 pounds, having brown hair and hazel eyes.
– Troy R. McDaniel Jr., age 30, who is 5’11” tall and weighs approximately 157 pounds, having blonde hair and blue eyes.
– Lawrence R. Lee III, age 29, who is 5’9” tall and weighs approximately 187 pounds, having brown hair and brown eyes.
Deputies have established that the inmates had assistance in escaping from at least one individual on the outside. All of the inmates should be considered extremely dangerous.
Sherriff Matt Champlin indicated that he will hold a press conference regarding the escapees and other issues that have been plaguing the Gallia County Jail on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at the Gallia County Court House.