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Two Escapees Arrested in Henry County

Posted: Saturday, January 5th, 2013 at 8:17 am
Author: KCII News - Nathan Swenson

Two Henry County men who escaped a correctional facility in Burlington have been apprehended. At around 9:30 last night the Henry County Sheriff’s Office and Winfield Police Department located 21 year old Michael Carpenter of Mt Pleasant and 20 year old Bowe Cook of Winfield at a residence in the 300 Block of South Oak Creek in Winfield. Both had escaped a Burlington residential facility and had active warrants through the Department of Corrections. After items were found during their arrest Cook was also charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, while Carpenter is charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.