2 inmates escape from Ohio prison
LIMA, Ohio (WOIO) - Two inmates at the Allen/Oakwood Correctional Institution (AOCI) escaped on Tuesday, and prison officials said they should be considered “dangerous.”
The inmates have been identified as Bradley Gillespie, 50, and James Lee, 46.
Gillespie was convicted of murder in Paulding County.
Lee was convicted of burglary, breaking and entering, and safecracking in Allen and Auglaize Counties.
Prison officials said they are working with local law enforcement officials.
Anyone who sees either of these individuals or has any information regarding their whereabouts should call 911 immediately.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is on-site and leading the investigation.
A reward of up to $20,000 is being offered by the U.S. Marshals and the Ohio State Highway Patrol for information leading to their arrests. Both inmates should be considered dangerous. Do not attempt to make contact with them. Call law enforcement with any information.
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