Escapee Barnes in Custody

TO:  All Media

DATE:  April 30, 2016

FOR:  Immediate Release

RE: Steven Barnes captured



On April 30, 2016 at 1:12 a.m. Crawford County Sheriff’s Deputies and the U.S. Marshals Kansas Fugitive Apprehension Task Force captured escaped inmate Steven Ray Barnes.

Authorities received information that Barnes was in a room at the Regency Inn, 4023 Parkview Drive Pittsburg, Kansas.  Barnes attempted to barricade himself in the room but officers were able to make entry and take Barnes into custody with no further incident. The other escapee, Shaun Steven Simpson remains at large.