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Treatment Facility Escapee Caught

KSAL StaffMarch 30, 2021

UDPATE: An inmate man being sought by the Saline County Sheriff’s Office after he escaped from a court ordered treatment facility has been found and arrested alongside his girlfriend, who was also wanted on warrants.

Salina Police Capt. Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that officers arrested both 26-year-old Jeremy Cullen, Salina, and 31-year-old Amber Cooper, Salina, at 6:45 p.m. Monday.

SPD received an anonymous tip that both Cooper and Cullen were inside a basement at a residence in the 100 block of E. Wilson. Both had active warrants out for their arrests.  Meanwhile, the owner of the home said that no one should be in the basement area.

When officers arrived, they found the exterior cellar doors were padlocked from the inside, indicating someone was in the basement cellar.

Police made contact with Cullen and Cooper via cellphone and both surrendered without incident.

Cullen and Cooper are charged with multiple warrants, trespassing and narcotics violations.

The Saline County Sheriff’s Office had been searching for Cullen since Feb., 2021, after he walked away from a court ordered treatment facility.


ORIGINAL: An inmate man being sought by the Saline County Sheriff’s Office after he escaped from a court ordered treatment facility has been found.

According to Saline County Jail records, 26-year-old Jeremy Thomas Cullen was booked into jail late Monday night.

Cullen was last seen on February 23rd when he walked away from a court ordered drug/alcohol treatment facility in another county.

It was suspected Cullen was possibly with his girlfriend, 31-year-old Amber Cooper, who also had outstanding warrants for forgery and theft. She also was booked into jail.

 

      

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