A Tennessee Bureau of Investigation print shows a detain of Georgia fugitives Donnie Rowe (top) and Ricky Dubose in Christiana, Tenn. The transient inmates were prisoner Thursday in Tennessee after holding an aged integrate serf and heading military on a follow by automobile and foot, authorities said.
An heated three-day manhunt that began Tuesday morning in Putnam County, Ga., finished Thursday in farming Christiana, Tenn., that is about 50 miles southeast of Nashville.
The tale began with what could have been a stage out of a movie: 33 inmates were roving on a Georgia corrections train as they were being driven to another prison.
Inmates Donnie Rowe and Ricky Dubose were means to get by a embankment on a train and overpower, lame and fatally fire dual corrections officers, Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills told reporters on Tuesday.
Leaving a 31 other inmates sealed inside a bus, a dual escapees, according to Sills, carjacked a motorist who happened to lift adult behind a train on state Highway 16. The span took a Honda Civic and began a crime spree, hidden food, clothing, income and cars to try to evade police.
This combo of undated photos supposing Tuesday by a Georgia Department of Corrections shows inmates Ricky Dubose (left) and Donnie Russell Rowe.
Sills described them as “dangerous over description.”
Rowe and Dubose managed to evade military until Thursday. Law coercion authorities in Bedford County, Tenn., contend that afternoon Rowe and Dubose invaded an aged couple’s home in Shelbyville, threatened to kill them and hold them serf for 3 hours.
After holding wardrobe and valuables, a group fled in a couple’s car. A brief time after a integrate pennyless giveaway from restraints and called police.
A high-speed follow ensued as sheriff’s deputies followed a group for about 10 miles on Interstate 24. While a fugitives dismissed countless gunshots during a deputies’ vehicle, no one was hurt. Rowe and Dubose crashed a automobile and ran on feet into unenlightened woods.
Tennessee Highway Patrol orator Lt. Bill Miller says that’s when a fugitives attempted to take another vehicle. But this time, a homeowner saw a dual perplexing to take his car, and with assistance from a neighbor, hold a dual escapees during gunpoint.
Both of a suspects are in control during a Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. It’s believed a dual trafficked to that partial of Tennessee since they had family in a area.
A prerogative had been offering for information heading to a pair’s arrest. The volume had risen to $130,000. Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Director Mark Gwyn pronounced he wasn’t certain who would get a reward.
Funerals are being designed for a slain guards: Sgt. Christopher Monica and Sgt. Curtis Billue, both send sergeants during Baldwin State Prison.
After applauding a “tireless efforts” of law enforcement, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal paid reverence to a families of a dual officers killed.
“We will do all in a energy to support their desired ones, and we will not forget their scapegoat and service,” Deal said.
Georgia Department of Corrections Commissioner Greg Dozier pronounced in a matter that Rowe and Dubose “will be brought to probity quickly for their iniquitous crime opposite a Officers.”
Rowe began portion a life judgment but release in 2002 and Dubose began portion a 20-year judgment in 2015.
Earlier in a week, Sheriff Sills in Georgia had told reporters that his biggest worry was that someone else would get killed.