Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Man who escaped custody still loose

By The Herald Staff | 3/10/2014

Law enforcement officials continued to search Monday for a 31-year-old Ottawa man who ran from court security Thursday morning in the hallway of the Franklin County District Court building moments after being sentenced to serve 60 days in the county jail for a probation violation.

Mark Wayne Baber, a white man described as being medium height and around 200 pounds wearing a black sweatshirt and black pants, was last seen at the corner of Fourth and Main streets, heading west on Fourth Street, moments after he ran from the court building, 301 S. Main St., Ottawa.

Law enforcement officials continued to search Monday for a 31-year-old Ottawa man who ran from court security Thursday morning in the hallway of the Franklin County District Court building moments after being sentenced to serve 60 days in the county jail for a probation violation.

Mark Wayne Baber, a white man described as being medium height and around 200 pounds wearing a black sweatshirt and black pants, was last seen at the corner of Fourth and Main streets, heading west on Fourth Street, moments after he ran from the court building, 301 S. Main St., Ottawa.

Baber was still at-large Monday evening, Jeff Richards, Franklin County sheriff, said.

Anyone who has seen Baber or who has information about his location should call 911.

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