PALATKA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are searching for two inmates
who have escaped from the Putnam County Jail in Palatka.
Deputies are seeking 23-year-old Doni Ray Brown of Satsuma and
25-year-old Timothy Wayne Fletcher of Welaka.
They escaped at about 4 a.m. Wednesday.
A press release says the men escaped from inside the jail, but
officials were not disclosing how they fled.
The Putnam County Sheriff's Office, the Palatka Police
Department and the Florida Department of Corrections, and a
helicopter from the St. Johns Counnty Sheriff's Office are
Brown was arrested Aug. 17 and charged with robbery with a
firearm and Fletcher was arrested March 3 for three counts of
failure to appear on an aggravated assault charge.