Escaped ACC Inmates Captured on Texas Side of Stateline


It is reported that Justin Jordan and Sammy Tinsley were taken into custody about 10:00 tonight. They were caught on the Texas side of Texarkana about a mile from the Community Corrections Center.

ACC and other law enforcement agencies searched for two offenders who ran from the Southwest Arkansas Community Correction Center in Texarkana earlier tonight. The offenders were with a supervisor when they ran off while taking trash to a dumpster outside the building.

Justin Jordan, 30, was convicted in Miller County of drug possession. He was sentenced to five years.

Sammy Tinsley, 19, was also convicted in Miller County. His crimes were breaking and entering and theft of property by credit card. Tinsley was sentenced to four years.

The investigation into their escape continues and more information will be available shortly.


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