Haskell County Jail Escapee Recaptured In Sallisaw

Monday, April 28th 2014, 8:56 am
By: News On 6

Sallisaw Police arrested a man who escaped from the Haskell County jail last week.

The Sequoyah County Sheriff's Office said Sallisaw Police arrested Edward Branch after someone called saying they saw him walking along I-40 Monday morning.

Branch broke out of the Haskell County jail in Stigler on April 21, 2014.

Haskell County deputies and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol had been searching for Branch from Stigler to Keota ever since.

4/25/2014 Related Story: Manhunt Continues For Haskell County Jail Escapee

Branch was in jail on a complaint of robbing an elderly woman.