Inmate captured in crawl space of home, another still on the run following escape from Custer County Jail

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CUSTER COUNTY, Colo.– The Custer County Sheriff’s Office says that an inmate who escaped ten days ago was captured after being found in a crawl space of a home in Huerfano County.

The sheriff’s office said that 39-year-old Jerry Williams of La Junta was arrested Monday at 11 a.m. in Walsenburg after several tips lead deputies to a home. Williams was initially barricaded and refused to come out. After a short time, deputies used pepper spray and were able to take Williams into custody.

The sheriff’s office says Williams was being held on charges of attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, illegal possession of a handgun and domestic violence.

 

The sheriff’s office said that 30-year-old Bryan Webb of Walsenburg is still on the loose.

According to the sheriff’s office, the inmates overpowered a detention deputy before locking her in a cell. They stole her radio and jail keys.

While escaping, the inmates found the keys to a 2017 Toyota Sienna minivan and left in it.

The Sienna is blue and has “Wet Mountain Rotary” stickers on both sides and the rear. It has minor front-end damage. Its license plate number is AHO-854.

Webb was being held on drug charges, introduction of contraband into a detention facility and assault on a peace officer.

Webb may be dressed in orange shirts and pants. He also has a Custer County Sheriff’s Office jacket.

The sheriff’s office considers the Webb dangerous.

Anyone with information on the Webb’s whereabouts is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 719-783-2270.

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