Escaped Inmate Sentenced to Additional Time in Prison

By: WHSV News Staff Email
By: WHSV News Staff Email

AUGUSTA COUNTY (WHSV) Shawn Barb will spend an additional year and a half in prison for escaping from police custody last year. He pleaded guilty to escaping in court on Tuesday.

Last year, Shawn Barb and Joshua Ansell escaped from a work-release program. The sheriff's office used a helicopter and five K9 units to track down the inmates. At the time, the sheriff's office said it spent tens of thousands of dollars to find the two inmates. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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