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Update: Second Big Horn County Jail escapee arrested in Billings

Posted: 11:48 PM, Feb 10, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-11 10:46:44-05
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BILLINGS — Update 6 a.m.

A second escapee from the Big Horn County jail has been arrested in Billings.

The Billings Police Department said in a Twitter post at 4:21 a.m. that Stephen Caplett and Anthony Castro had been arrested.

A third escapee, Andrew Parham, remained at large.

No other information was immediately released.

RELATED: Prior to escape, Big Horn County officials voiced safety concerns regarding overcrowding jail
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First Report:

One of three men who escaped from the Big Horn County Jail in Hardin Friday night was booked into the Yellowstone County Detention Facility Monday night.

Anthony James Castro, 34, is in custody after a combined effort between the Billings Police Street Crimes Unit and the U.S. Marshals Service.

Billings Police Sergeant Matthew Chaney said authorities received a tip and after further investigation, were able to track Castro down and make an arrest just after 10 p.m. Monday,

Chaney did not release any further details surrounding Castro's arrest.

Castro, along with Leroy Parham, 25, and Stephen Paddy Ryan Caplet, 34, escaped Friday after several inmates overpowered a jail employee and escaped.

Authorities are still searching for the other two escapees.

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