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Jail inmate caught after escape

OREGON, Mo. (AP) — A Holt County jail inmate doing time for auto theft is accused of stealing the keys to a patrol car on Christmas night and taking off into Kansas.

Officials say 42-year-old Ross Archer, formerly of Jamesport, was a model prisoner until he went out to empty the trash and didn’t come back.

Archer was caught just before noon Friday in Eisenhower State Park in Osage County,

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