Sheriff Danny Hickman reports that there was an attempted escape from Boone County District Court, Thursday, April 1st.
Bailiff Arlis Franklin was at District Court with inmates from the Boone County Jail yesterday appearing in front of Judge Fred Kirkpatrick when he notified dispatch that an inmate had escaped. Agnes Martinez, age 25 years, was one of those appearing at court on charges of Theft of Property. Martinez was able to escape the building and started walking down the street.
Sgt. Mike Henderson apprehended Martinez approximately 4 blocks from the Old Federal Building. Martinez was aided by Dawn Smith, age 29 years, who provided her a change of clothing. Smith was arrested and charged with Hindering Apprehension and Obstruction of Government Operations and was being held at the Jail with a bond of $7,500.00. Martinez was returned to jail and will face further charges related to the attempted escape.