BREAKING: One inmate captured; four remain on the loose

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Photo courtesy of St. Francois Sheriff’s Dept.

FRANCOIS COUNTY, Mo. (KBSI) – Inmate Michael Wilkins has been captured and is now in custody of the St. Francois County Sheriff’s Department.

On Thursday, Jan. 19, information was developed leading investigators to believe Wilkins was in Poplar Bluff. Today, members of the Poplar Bluff Police Department arrested Wilkins without incident.

Investigators with the United States Marshals Service and the St. Francois County Sheriff’s Department transported Wilkins back to the St. Francois County Detention Center where he is currently being held without bond.

The St. Francois County Sheriff’s Department would like to thank the citizens and law enforcement of Poplar Bluff for their assistance in re-capturing Wilkins.

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