Escaped Hawthorne Inmates Caught

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

Mineral County District Attorney Sean Rowe confirms Shaiitario Brown and Devonte Williams were arrested at 7:30pm Thursday.

In a statement, Rowe says while Mineral County deputies were searching for the two fugitives the sheriff's office was contacted by a Hawthorne resident who came across the two in a shed.

Mineral County Deputies pursued and were able to take Brown and Williams into custody.

Brown and Williams have been booked on charges of felony escape, conspiracy to commit escape, and resisting arrest.


The Mineral County Sheriff's Office confirms two inmates who escaped Wednesday night are back in custody.

KOLO 8 News Now is awaiting a press release from District Attorney Sean Rowe; however, we have confirmed both 18-year-old Shaiitarrio Brown and 20-year-old Devonte Williams were arrested Thursday evening.

The two were said to have been hiding in an unsuspecting Hawthorne homeowner's shed. That homeowner called in the suspicious activity.

More details to come.


HAWTHORNE, NV - Mineral County sheriff's deputies are looking for two inmates who escaped from the jail in Hawthorne Wednesday night.

18-year-old Shaiitarrio Brown and 20-year-old Devonte Williams escaped about 9:30PM. Deputies say they may still be in northern Nevada.

Brown was being held until a hearing on a probation violation. He is 6'0" and 185 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Williams was in custody for domestic battery and is supposed to be extradited to California on burglary charges. They say he is dangerous. He is 5'7" and 145 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

If you have any information on where they are, please call the Mineral County Sheriff's Office at 775-945-2434.

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