Stonewall Co. Jail escapee captured in Lubbock - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Stonewall Co. Jail escapee captured in Lubbock

Shannon Carl McDowell (Provided by Texas DPS) Shannon Carl McDowell (Provided by Texas DPS)
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

An escapee from the Stonewall County Jail in Aspermont was captured in Lubbock Monday with the help of Lubbock police.

Shannon Carl McDowell, 32, escaped Sunday. According to Sheriff Bill Mullen in Stonewall County, McDowell jumped a fence in the rec yard about 3 p.m. Deputy noticed him leaving and got authorities involved in search. He was being held on several burglary of habitation charges and was awaiting trial, Mullen said.

LPD and Texas Rangers received a tip that a Stonewall Co. escapee might be in Lubbock.

McDowell was arrested Monday without incident on a city traffic warrant and a felony theft warrant out of Stonewall County.

He will be held in Lubbock County and will likely be extradited back to Stonewall, police say.

Copyright 2012 KCBD NewsChannel 11

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • 'Very strong' Democratic sentiment to oppose GOP budget bill

    'Very strong' Democratic sentiment to oppose GOP budget bill

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 1:23 AM EST2018-01-17 06:23:26 GMT
    Thursday, January 18 2018 5:04 AM EST2018-01-18 10:04:56 GMT

    Republican leaders are racing against a Friday deadline for pushing a short-term spending bill through Congress.

    Republican leaders are racing against a Friday deadline for pushing a short-term spending bill through Congress.

  • Democrats dig in on immigration, shutdown risk or no

    Democrats dig in on immigration, shutdown risk or no

    Thursday, January 18 2018 1:24 AM EST2018-01-18 06:24:44 GMT
    Thursday, January 18 2018 4:56 AM EST2018-01-18 09:56:45 GMT

    The fight over the fate of the "dreamers" is increasingly becoming a test of Democrats' progressive mettle, surpassing health care or taxes as the top year-two priority for the liberal base.

    The fight over the fate of the "dreamers" is increasingly becoming a test of Democrats' progressive mettle, surpassing health care or taxes as the top year-two priority for the liberal base.

  • Man accused of installing video camera in mall restroom

    Man accused of installing video camera in mall restroom

    Thursday, January 18 2018 1:39 AM EST2018-01-18 06:39:36 GMT
    Thursday, January 18 2018 1:41 AM EST2018-01-18 06:41:37 GMT

    The suspect currently faces “peeping Tom” charges, but because children were recorded, police say there could be additional charges.

    The suspect currently faces “peeping Tom” charges, but because children were recorded, police say there could be additional charges.

Powered by Frankly