2 Escaped Inmates Captured After Manhunt

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2 Escaped Inmates Captured After Manhunt
2 Escaped Inmates Captured After Manhunt
Bob Irwin
Bob Irwin

USA –-(Ammoland.com)- WYFF NBC TV 4 reported 06-23-2017 in Shelbyville, Tennessee two escaped inmates who had murdered a pair of Georgia Correction Officers were captured Thursday night after a homeowner and his neighbor held them at gunpoint.

Readers will recall the massive manhunt for these two murderers that was underway. A reward of $130,000 was offered for information leading to the arrest of Ricky Dubose and Donnie Rowe. It was not originally clear if or when the reward would be distributed.

Now the Georgia Bureau of Investigation split a $20,000 portion of the reward equally between two Tennessee households. Each were given $10,000 for helping authorities catch the two murderers who escaped from a prison bus in Georgia.

Police in Shelbyville, Tennessee, got a call about a home invasion. Tennessee Highway Patrol spokesman Lieutenant Bill Miller said a homeowner in Christiana was alerted that people were outside his home and he saw the men trying to steal his vehicle.

Lieutenant Miller said the homeowner and his neighbor held the two at gunpoint until the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Department could get there to arrest them.

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The escaped criminals had lost their stolen guns when they crashed their stolen vehicle. These two citizen heroes had zero knowledge that the criminals were unarmed and were risking their lives apprehending the violent murderers.

What a crock! They split $20,000? Who gets the other $110,000?

Bob Irwin, Las Vegas

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Daniel

Mr Irwin
I am not sure how this story got twisted so but here is a link to a press conference Patrick Hale had after the capture had been reported.
https://youtu.be/8rz-Wd6KYdQ

Pistol Packin Preacher

Hey brother Bob, we here in Tennessee don’t think kindly on car thieves regardless of who they are Or where they have been or what they have been doing. The comment of the money was way out of line. Just sayin as a householder in Tennessee and why put anybody down who does the right thing. If I am missing something then I stand to be corrected but I don’t think it’s cool to put down gun owners, homeowners who protect themselves and or their property. Yal come back now ya hear.

Vanns40

I think you did miss something. The reward was $130,000. Bob’s point was why are these to homeowners ONLY splitting $20,000 and not the entire $130,000? Where is the rest of the money going? No one else contributed to the capture except these two guys, they should get it all!

Pistol Packin Preacher

@Vanns40 thanks that clarifies it all because I really like Bob Irwin and his articles oh well I stand corrected. Again I really appreciate yal and your comments. I have learned much about the particulars of laws that have been jammed down our throats. I thank God for the USA and so far freedom of speech. It’s time the libs learn that we can speak too. They can’t figure out why Trump won. It’s because people like you and Ammoland that are acting. I know many of us have been for years and now many have woke up. Again, again,… Read more »

Pistol Packin Preacher

Again duh on myself and hooray for Vanns40 Hey I am a preacher and I just have to say it again and again. The book of proverbs says there is safety in a multitude of counsellors. Sometimes I am a might touchy when it come to Tennessee. Man you guys and gals are so cool. You are actually patriots who stand up for right even though the pic is bs. Yep I said it because the truth makes you free.

Pistol Packin Preacher

PC not pic oh well the computer spell check is trying to be pc

Tionico

here’s a free suggestion from a brother…. go and find that proverb that talks about the guy who pops off before he’s heard the whole story….
“he who returneth a word……..”. Good words to live by. And they can keep you out of a lot of embarrssment and worse……

Vanns40

Tionico : It was just an honest mistake and the biggest part was he owned it. 99% of those that screw up compound it by refusing to just say “hey, I screwed up on this one, sorry”.

I say no harm no foul, we move on.

Pistol Packin Preacher

hey Tionico I sure am glad you told me about that proverb, I never would have known it.

Tionico

Nobody was putting down the two patriot concerned citizens who captured these two pieces of dirt. I read nothing but a “well done”, and WHY didn’t they get the full reward posted for “information leading to” the capture of these two perps. The reward was offered fair and square, these guys did far more than provide “information leading to”, thei DID what was needed… caught and held them at gunpoint until LE arrived and took them. How much longer, and how many more victims could this pair have harmed had these two shrugged their shoulders and said “not my problem,… Read more »

Pistol Packin Preacher

Amen brother we must be our brothers keeper. You have explained it in right context of they could have kept on and hurt someone we know or in our family or most definitely someone’s family. Glad someone caught them and no more harm done. Way to go Shelbyville!!