McGEHEE, Ark. – Authorities from multiple agencies in southeast Arkansas captured a prisoner who escaped Friday night.
McGehee Police Department said officers, with the help of the Drew and Desha County Sheriff’s Offices, captured 30-year-old Dwight Overbea after he escaped from the McGehee City Jail.
Authorities said Overbea was captured at a residence in McGehee around 3:45 p.m. Saturday. He was taken into custody and transported to the Arkansas Department of Corrections to begin his sentence for parole violations.
According to officials, Overbea was in custody awaiting a court hearing on a terroristic threat and firearm charge after a series of felony convictions.
Overbea is now facing an additional charge of first-degree escape.