Crime & Courts

Cowley County sheriff seeking jail escapee

Joshua B. Blackwill escaped from the Cowley County Jail on Sunday.
Joshua B. Blackwill escaped from the Cowley County Jail on Sunday. Courtesy photo

Shortly before 2 p.m. on Sunday, a 30-year-old man escaped from the Cowley County Jail.

The Cowley County sheriff in Winfield issued a release saying officers are looking for Joshua B. Blackwill, who was last seen in the area of Eighth and Loomis in Winfield.

He was wearing a tan jumpsuit with “Porter” written on the back.

People are advised that if they do see him, don’t approach him but call 911 immediately.

Beccy Tanner: 316-268-6336, @beccytanner

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