Three of the four escapees from the Gallia County Jail have been captured by law enforcement.

Three of four escapees from Gallia Jail in custody

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio – Three of four escapees from the Gallia County Jail have been taking into custody.

Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin has released a statement updating the progress in the investigation of the September 29, 2019 escape from the Gallia County Jail.

According to Sheriff Champlin, At approximately 2 a.m. on Monday, September 30, 2019, investigators were able to develop information which has led to the successful apprehension of three of the four males who escaped custody from the Gallia County Jail.  I am pleased to be able to report that Brynn K. Martin, Christopher M. Clemente and Troy R. McDaniel Jr. have been taken into custody in Cary, North Carolina thanks to a multi-agency response to the information provided by our investigative team.  We have learned that Lawrence R. Lee III is also believed to have accompanied the three males who have been apprehended and fled from the officers at the time of arrests” stated Sheriff Champlin.  Champlin further states “Investigators have worked continuously throughout the day and night since the incident occurred to follow up on tips and develop information which has led to the captures.  I would like to say a special thanks to all of the agencies who have been instrumental in assisting us in this investigation.”

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