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Man police considered dangerous, wanted on escape warrant in custody

A man wanted for escape by the Johnson County Sheriff's Department is back in custody.
Published: May. 14, 2022 at 6:54 PM CDT|Updated: May. 16, 2022 at 8:34 AM CDT
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JOHNSON COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - The search is over for a man police considered dangerous.

According to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department, Charles Stevenson was captured on Sunday afternoon, May 15.

The sheriff’s office said, with the help of the Marion Police Department’s K-9, Stevenson was taken into custody without any issues.

The search for Stevenson began on Saturday after he was reportedly last seen walking south on Chigger Ridge Road in the Egyptian Mills area, possibly heading to the Marion area.

The sheriff’s office said Stevenson was was wanted on multiple warrants, including escape.

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