Suspect in custody after fleeing attempt

Earl Mullins was taken into custody by the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office after a flee attempt front he Middleport Jail. Photo from MCSO.

MIDDLEPORT, Ohio – A suspect is back in custody after fleeing from law enforcement as he was being moved to another facility from the Middleport Jail.

Sheriff Keith Wood told the Meigs Independent Press that Earl Mullins was being moved from the Middleport Jail when he fled. Mullins was on the run for about 30 minutes until law enforcement surrounded him on Lincoln Street. The suspect was taken into custody. No officers were injured according to Sheriff Wood.

Earl Mullins taken into custody. Photo from MCSO.