Escaped inmates steal truck, still on the run

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The manhunt continues for two escaped inmates in Georgia who are accused of killing two corrections officers on a prison transports bus in Putnam County Tuesday.

Now authorities say they may have switched vehicles.

“It’s very frustrating, two corrections officers have been murdered, very frustrating,” Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sill said.

43-year-old Donnie Rowe is serving life behind bars and 24-year-old Ricky Dubose is serving a 20-year sentence.

The corrections officers murdered. are 58-year-old Curtis Billue and 42-year-old Chritopher Monica.

Authorities now believe the escaped inmates are traveling in a stolen, white, 2008 ford F-250 pickup that was taken from a business near Madison, Georgia.

“This is an older model Ford truck, it’s a work truck,” Sills said. “And it has toolboxes not behind the truck but on each side of the bed of the truck, running down each side.”

Sills say the white truck Dubose and Rowe may be traveling in has Georgia license plate: BCX5372.

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office says the green Honda Civic that the inmates escape in has been found.

Then then the two broke into a home and changed out of their prison uniforms.
Both inmates are armed with handguns.

“They’ve just murdered two corrections officers in a brutal fashion, they’re not concerned with anything regarding human life,” Sills said.

If you see the 2008 white Ford F-250, call 911.

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