Escapee Simpson in Custody

TO:  All Media

DATE:  May 2, 2016

FOR:  Immediate Release

RE: Shaun Simpson captured


On the morning of May 2, 2016 Olathe, KS Police Department notified the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office that the agency had the then at-large escapee, Shaun Steven Simpson, in custody.

Olathe Police indicated that an officer made contact with Simpson who was on foot in an Olathe neighborhood.  Simpson was taken into custody once he was identified.

The vehicle in which Simpson and Steven Barnes fled in, a red 1999 Chevy Trailblazer, was also located at an apartment complex in Olathe.  It has been impounded.