Inmate Escapes From Fairfield Co. Jail

By
Cheri Russo

Dateline
Updated Tue, Feb 21, 2012 8:55 am

The search continues this morning for a man who escaped from from the Fairfield County Jail Annex last night.

Fairfield County Sheriff Dave Phalen Jeremiah C. Searles, 31 from Savannah, Missouri was discovered missing by guards at the midnight head count.

Phalen says the department conducted a search with a K-9 unit and got ariel assistance from the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Searles was being held on a warrant from Missouri for deviate sexual assault and was facing other misdemeanor charges.

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