Mug shot of Ashley Howser provided by the Allen County Sheriff's Dept.

Inmates describe beating of jail officer in court document

The officer, described as “the nicest and most caring” by inmates who claimed to have witnessed the attack, was collecting dinner trays in a cell block at the Allen County Jail when another inmate got her in a headlock and began punching her repeatedly.

Mug shot of J. Tucker Harman provided by the Paulding Co. Sheriff's Dept.

Fugitive inmate captured in Michigan

A Paulding County, Ohio man who walked away from authorities while on a medical furlough has been captured by authorities in Michigan after the car he was traveling in with a female accomplice broke down in extreme northern Michigan.