By: KDKA-TV Information Workers
WAYNESBURG, Pa. (KDKA) – A Baltimore jail escapee on the run for practically 5 years has been apprehended in Greene County.
The Greene County District Legal professional says Melvin Jessop was convicted of second-degree assault and escaped from jail in Baltimore in April of 2016.
In accordance with DA Dave Russo, when he bought a tip a couple of probably harmful particular person within the space, he discovered the fugitive warrant out of Maryland. He assembled the foremost crimes division Tuesday and executed the warrant.
Jessop was nabbed at a residence in West Greene with assist from the Greene County Sheriff’s Division.
He’s presently awaiting extradition.