The Custer County Sheriff’s Office is asking you to be on the lookout for two inmates who escaped from Custer County Jail.
On Sunday, January 12th, 2020 at approximately 10:30 pm, two inmates in the Custer County Jail escaped from custody when they overpowered the detention deputy and locked her in a cell. The inmates were able to take the jail keys and the radio from the deputy and escape the building. In their escape, the inmates were also able to take the keys to a 2017 Toyota Sienna minivan.
The inmates are 39 year old Jerry Williams of La Junta, and 30 Year old Bryan Webb of Walsenburg. Williams was being held on charges of 1st Deg Attempted Murder, 1st Degree Assault, Illegal Possession of a Handgun and Domestic Violence out of Otero County. Webb was being held on Drug Charges, Introduction of Contraband into a Detention Facility, and assault on a Peace Officer out of Huerfano County.
The inmates are currently driving the Blue 2017 Toyota Sienna, License plate AHO-854 with “Wet Mountain Rotary” stickers on both sides and the rear of the vehicle. There is also minor damage to the front end of the vehicle. The suspects are dressed in Orange pants and shirts and have a black Custer County Sheriff’s Office Jacket.
They are considered dangerous and we are asking you to report any sightings or information you may have about the whereabouts of those individuals to the Communications Center at (719) 276-5555 extension #8.
The most updated information they have are reports of the suspects in the Colorado/Rye area at 10 am this morning.
More on this story as it develops…