By Bob Weaver|
Four men who escaped from the Wirt County jail 18 days ago are still
lam, according to Deputy Lou Peck of the Wirt County Sheriff's
"We still believe we have the area pinpointed," he said. "Authorities
looking for them."
Details of the circumstances surrounding the jailbreak have not been
released. Deputy Peck said a report will be completed when the
apprehended. The break occurred between 3:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. on
Saturday, March 31.
The four men are all residents of the Wood-Wirt area. They have been
identified as Nathaniel Wood, 21, held for malicious wounding; Eric R.
Cottrell, 22, and Charles C. Conley, 18, both charged with larceny
a breaking and entering and John Edward Griswold, 25, being held for a
probation violation related to a burglary.
The escapees reportedly went to J & S Auto in Elizabeth where they
1992 four door maroon Ford Explorer.