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Second Sac County Jail Escapee Apprehended

October 14, 2020 9:46am

The second of two men that escaped from the Sac County Jail last week has been apprehended and taken back into custody.

At around 6:30 last (Tues) evening, Pottawattamie County deputies arrested 25-year-old Shawn Freier of Lake View at a residence in Walnut. According to the Pottawattamie County Sheriff's report, Freier was in an upstairs area of a garage. He was taken in to custody without incident and transported to the Pottawattamie County jail in Council Bluffs. Sac County deputies will be transporting Freier to the Sac County jail today (Wed).

Freier and 35-year-old Joseph Sly of Rockwell City escaped the Sac County jail late last Friday afternoon. Sly was located the following morning in Sac City.

Both men are now charged with Escape From Custody, Assault While Participating in a Felony, and Assault on Persons in a Certain Occupation.

Sly is currently being held in the Buena Vista County jail.