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Update on Escaped Inmate


HILLSBORO – Around 5 pm last night July 11, 2019 a man escaped while in Highland Hospital, he was wearing just pants, and leg cuffs. Comments on the original post said that, “he shouldn’t get far with cuffs.” but as of this morning Johnny Branham has yet to be caught.

Police in the area last night searched the city and surrounding areas, they even deployed a drone that possibly had heat seeking signatures.

According to the sheriff the inmate Johnny Davis Branham, 37 escaped while in the Highland District Hospital around 5 pm. His descriptions are:

White Male
Brown Hair
Blue Eyes
160 Pounds
Branham was last seen in red jail pants with no shirt or shoes and had leg cuffs on.

If anyone has any information, contact the Highland County Sheriff’s Office at (937) 393-1421 or Hillsboro Police Department at (937) 393-3411