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U.S. Marshals Offer Reward For Caddo County Escapees

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From left: Tristan Cheadle and Thomas Johnson mug shots. From left: Tristan Cheadle and Thomas Johnson mug shots.
U.S. Marshals believe that Stephanie Leehmuis is traveling with and providing support to Johnson and Cheadle. U.S. Marshals believe that Stephanie Leehmuis is traveling with and providing support to Johnson and Cheadle.
CADDO COUNTY, Oklahoma -

U.S. Marshals are offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the capture of two Caddo County jail escapees, who have been on the run for a week.

On Sunday, October 27, authorities say Prime Tounwin Brown, Thomas Wesley Johnson, Triston Cheadle, and Dylan Ray Three Irons escaped from the Caddo County jail in Anadarko, by using a trap door in the ceiling of the jail bathroom.

10/28/2013 Related Story: Two Caddo County Escapees In Custody; Two Still On The Run

Prime Brown and Dylan Ray Three Irons were arrested in Chickasha on Monday. But Cheadle and Johnson are still on the run.

U.S. Marshals from Oklahoma City and Lawton joined the search for the escapees on October 28. They obtained federal arrest warrants for Johnson and Cheadle, charging them with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution and confinement.

10/27/2013 Related Story: Caddo County Detention Center Escapees Still At Large

According to the U.S. Marshals, Johnson and Cheadle have ties to Anadarko, Chickasha and the Oklahoma City metro including Del City and Midwest City.

U.S. Marshals believe that Stephanie Leehmuis is traveling with and providing support to Johnson and Cheadle. Leehmuis has the name "TRISTAN" tattooed above her right eye.

U.S. Marshals released the following descriptions of the escapees,

Thomas Wesley Johnson JR, AKA Anthony James Mendonca, is a 29-year-old white male who is 5'11" and weighs approximately 195 pounds. Johnson pled guilty to Burglary 2nd Degree and Larceny of an automobile in Caddo County District Court. He was sentenced in July 2013 to 20 year's incarceration with 12 years suspended leaving a term of incarceration of 8 years.

Tristan Cheadle is a 32-year-old black male who is 5'10" and weighs approximately 200 pounds. Cheadle was convicted in U.S. District Court in Oklahoma City in 2007 for Felon in Possession of a Firearm. He received a sentence of 84 months in federal custody. In April 2013, Cheadle was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for Felon in Possession of a Firearm and returned to Caddo County custody pending state charges. Cheadle was awaiting trial in Caddo County District Court on charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of a Firearm after Former Felony Conviction and Obstructing an Officer.

If you have information on the whereabouts of Johnson, Cheadle and Leehmuis, contact U.S. Marshals investigators at (405)-456-9075 or send an email to OKC.Wanted@USDOJ.GOV.

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