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.


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