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Oklahoma escapee taken into custody in Cherokee County

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Lloyd E. Wilson Lloyd E. Wilson

News release issued by the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office

On Monday, May 20th,2013, at approximately 10:45 a.m., the Baxter Springs Police Department and theCherokee County Sheriff's Office were conducting surveillance on a home, wherethe Baxter Springs Police had received information that Oklahoma Prison EscapeeLloyd E. Wilson, age 47, was hiding out.

Wilson left the residence andlaw enforcement attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the truck he wasdriving.

However, Wilson fled,engaging officers in a vehicle pursuit which ended east of Baxter Springs onChipmunk Drive, where he then fled from the vehicle on foot.

Wilson was apprehendedfollowing a short foot chase, and is being held in the Cherokee County Jail.

Wilson was wanted after anarrest warrant was issued for him on April 17, 2013, following an escape fromthe Oklahoma Department of Corrections Prison in Oklahoma City.

Wilson was considered by Oklahoma authorities tobe armed and dangerous.

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