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Escapee Caught In Randolph County

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RANDOLPH COUNTY -

UPDATED 11/06/17 12:26 a.m.: A man who escaped from custody of law enforcement yesterday in Randolph County has been caught again.

The West Virginia State Police say they received a tip on Sunday that Sampson Odell IV was in a residence on Old Weaver Road in Randolph County.

Troopers went to the house to arrest Odell, joined by officers from the Elkins Police Department.

Odell surrendered to police custody at the home without incident, and is now in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail.


The West Virginia State Police is looking for a man who escaped custody this afternoon.

State Police in Randolph County are looking for Sampson Odell IV.  Odell is 6' 3" tall and weighs 210 pounds.  He was last seen wearing a red flannel shirt, blue jeans and work boots.

Odell was being transported by Preston County personnel when he escaped at the intersection of U.S. Route 33 and U.S. Route 250 on Corridor H.

He was wanted on charges from Maryland and was listed as armed and dangerous before his arrest.  Any tips regarding Odell or his location can be sent to the Elkins State Police barracks at (304) 637-0200.

Elkins State Police are investigating the incident.

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