The long arm of the law reached out this morning, and nabbed Jason Lyle Conrad, the Summit County Jail inmate who escaped Sheriff's Deputies when they took him to a doctor's appointment Tuesday, May 30, at Summa, White Pond Health Center.
US Marshals and their Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force, including local police, and the State Highway Patrol aviation unit; found Conrad riding a bike on some train tracks near the intersection of Aqueduct St. and Market St. in Akron this morning, and now he is back behind bars.
The Summit County’s Sheriff’s Office has issued an alert for an escaped inmate in Akron. According to a post on their Facebook page, the inmate Jason Lyle Conrad was being transported to Summa Health White Pond Medical Center at 1 Park West Boulevard in Akron around 8 a.m. Tuesday morning.
While being moved from a transport vehicle, Conrad, who was handcuffed and wearing a boot from a previous injury, escaped. According to authorities Conrad was able to remove the boot and run away.
Sheriff’s Deputies are being assisted in their search for the inmate by officers from Akron, Fairlawn and Copley, as well as by the State Highway patrol. The Sheriff’s office says Conrad has charges of willfully fleeing, possession of drugs, trafficking in drugs, and a parole violation.
Conrad is described as a white male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 150 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. He is possibly wearing an orange shirt and pants, or blue shorts.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Summit County Sheriff's Office at 330-643-2181.
The full post from the Summit County Sheriff's Office is available below