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Update: Fourth Fugitive Caught, All in Custody Now



Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin has released an update regarding the inmates who escaped from the Gallia County Jail on the morning of September 29, 2019.

“I am pleased to report that just a short while ago the fourth and final escapee, Lawrence R. Lee III was taken into custody by law enforcement officials in Durham, N.C. I would like to thank the hard working law enforcement professionals who have tirelessly dedicated themselves to providing an end to the search for these escapees. Additionally, I want to thank everyone who has shown support for my office and our law enforcement across this great nation. Everyday, our jobs become tougher and more dangerous. My staff and I appreciate your continued prayers and support as we continue to work hard for you every day.”