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Current list of Kansas escapees

December 24, 2009

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Scott Dwyer

Scott Dwyer

Scott Dwyer

Escape: A minimum security inmate at Winfield Correctional Facility, Dwyer escaped from work release along with fellow inmate Wayne Purdy, on Nov. 26, 2009.

Age: 40

Description: 5-9, 175 pounds, brown hair, blue eyes

Offense: Theft, Sedgwick County

Aliases: Scott Deer, Dan Dwyer, Glenn Dwyer

Wayne L. Purdy

Wayne L. Purdy

Wayne L. Purdy

Escape: Purdy, a minimum security inmate at Winfield Correctional Facility, escaped from work release along with fellow inmate Scott Dwyer on Nov. 26, 2009.

Age: 31

Description: 6-1, 165 pounds, brown hair, green eyes

Offense: Aggravated burglary, Sedgwick County

Aliases: Lazy Purdy

Jose Alvaro Ibanez

Jose Alvaro Ibanez

Jose Alvaro Ibanez

Escape: Ibanez, a minimum security inmate at the El Dorado Correctional Facility, escaped on March 29, 2007. DOC officials say that they believe Ibanez fled to his native country of Mexico.

Age: 24

Description: 5-8, 211 pounds, black hair, brown eyes

Offense: Drug dealing, Sedgwick County

Aliases: Chaba Ibanez

Justin Dean Petrie

Justin Dean Petrie

Justin Dean Petrie

Escape: Petrie, a minimum security inmate at the Norton Correctional Facility, escaped on April 19, 2003.

Age: 31

Description: 5-10, 190 pounds, brown hair, blue eyes

Offense: Manufacture of controlled substance, Osage County

Aliases: Justin Phillips

Randy D. Schmidt

Randy D. Schmidt

Randy D. Schmidt

Escape: Schmidt, along with another inmate, fled in a dump truck from the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson on July 18, 1980. Schmidt was a minimum security inmate at the Hutchinson Correctional Facility, and was working on the grounds crew when he escaped. The inmate who escaped with Schmidt was later arrested in Oklahoma. Schmidt was arrested in New Mexico several months after the escape, but by the time his fingerprints matched and Kansas authorities were notified, Schmidt had been released from jail.

Age: 58

Description: 5-10, 155 pounds, brown hair, blue eyes

Offense: Two counts rape, two counts sodomy, Sedgwick County

Priscilla Ann Frey

Priscilla Ann Frey

Priscilla Ann Frey

Escape: Frey, along with two fellow inmates, escaped from the Lansing Correctional Facility on Dec. 24, 1974, which at the time housed female inmates. The three presumably escaped by climbing an 8-foot fence surrounding the female dormitories. The two women Frey escaped with were both later arrested, one in Wichita, and the other in Louisiana. DOC officials say Frey has not been arrested in the United States, as her fingerprints would have matched in a national database. Frey remains the longest standing escapee from a Kansas prison. While it’s been 35 years since she escaped, DOC officials said recent tips and leads have been received in her case.

Age: 59

Description: 5-1, 121 pounds, brown hair, green eyes

Offense: Forgery, failure to appear, Reno County

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