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TPD: Escaped inmate accused of rape and kidnappings captured

Posted at 9:25 AM, Feb 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-01 10:32:38-05

SAND SPRINGS, Okla — According to Tulsa police, escapee Darryl Sanders, who has felony warrants for rape and kidnappings, is back into custody.

Sanders came up missing Tuesday, Jan. 28.

Police say he had 981 days remaining on his sentence, Oklahoma Department of Corrections officials said. Mr. Sanders signed out on an approved worksite itinerary around 5 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28.

He was supposed to return to the facility after work by 5:30 p.m., but he never did. CoreCivic, which operates the halfway house, then alerted us that he was missing, police say.

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Police say Darryl Sanders was located Saturday morning after being seen at a QuikTrip on Lewis Avenue driving a grey Grand Am.

Officers found Sanders near the Osage Casino.

He pulled over near the Casino, got out of his car, and took off into the woods.

Police say they were able to find him quickly and take him to OSU Medical Center.

Sanders is being booked for his DOC warrant, rape warrant, and kidnapping warrant.

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