Tip Line: 414-777-5808 | newsdesk@cbs58.com

UPDATE: Escaped inmates from Columbia Correctional Facility in custody in Rockford

Updated: 10:20 a.m. on April 17, 2020

ROCKFORD, Ill. (CBS 58) — The Rockford Police Department says the two escaped inmates from Columbia County are now in custody. 

The Wisconsin Department of Corrections says Thomas Deering and James Newman escaped from the Columbia Correctional Facility by scaling the perimeter fences.

Posted: 7:18 a.m. on April 16, 2020

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Columbia County Sheriff's office says two inmates escaped from the Columbia Correctional Facility.

Authorities are asking people in the area to lock their doors and stay home. According to the Portage Police Department, the two men escaped shortly before 5 a.m. and are believed to be headed toward Madison.

The inmates are described as white men, ages 37 and 46.

Share this article:
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?


Post a comment
Lawrence 46 days ago
And what is Miss Carly's?
Lawrence 47 days ago
Haven't caught these two yet?
PhilipSchwigel 48 days ago
Criminals are CrimeStars, waiting for the opportunity to escape & elude capture so they can continue their lives as they see fit, by preying upon others. They have no feelings of guilt. They will hurt & kill anyone who gets in their way, as this is a way of life for them. They have chosen that way of life. Hopefully they are gunned down quickly, (shot in the back would be acceptable here) as they run from the justice that they deserve. Thanks for posting their mugs. Everyone take note.
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?