WALSENBURG, Colo. (CBS4)– An escaped inmate from Westcliffe has been captured but another one remains on the run. Jerry Williams escaped from jail in Westcliffe on Jan. 12 along with Bryan Webb.

Police received a tip that Williams, 39, was hiding in the crawl space of a home in Walsenburg on Tuesday. Officers used pepper spray to get him out.

Jerry Williams (credit: Custer County)

Webb, 30, remains on the run. Webb is charged with assault on a peace officer.

The Custer County Sheriff’s Office says the inmates overpowered a guard and locked her in a cell before taking the deputy’s radio and the keys to a 2017 Toyota Sienna minivan. The vehicle belonged to the Rotary Club.

Bryan Webb (credit: Custer County)

Authorities say Webb made it to his parents’ home in Walsenburg — about 60 miles away — after his escape, but he has since moved on.

Williams was in jail on an attempted murder charge.


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