Prison Escapees Captured

Thursday, November 15th 2007, 9:50 am
By: News On 6

BOLEY, Okla. (AP) -- Two escapees from the John Lilley Correctional Center in Boley are back behind bars. Deputies with the Okfuskee County Sheriff's Department say Billy Dale Mitchell and Scotty White were arrested just before 5 pm Wednesday.

Mitchell and White were reported missing from the John Lilley Correctional Center during the 8 am count on Tuesday. Details of their arrest weren't immediately available.

Mitchell was convicted of forgery, embezzlement, drug possession and escape. White was serving an 18-year sentence on two counts of accessory after the fact to murder.

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