Des Moines Inmate Captured



Des Moines officers say an escaped inmate has been captured in Warren county. Polk County Sheriff's Lt. Brent Long says that 37-year-old Kenny Bevard escaped around 4:50 p.m. Thursday in Clive while being driven to Adel in Dallas County.  He was last seen at a Guthrie Ave Kum & Go shortly after 11:00pm that night. Just after 3:20pm Friday, official apprehended Bevard, following a tip as to his location. He was found hiding under a porch at a residence southwest of Norwalk.  Officials charged 41 year old Casey Risius with allegedly aiding and abetting an escapee.  Risius also had outstanding drug warrants.  Bevard suffered minor injuries after resisting a K-9 unit used to draw him out.  Bevard was transported to the Polk County Jail, where he remains held on escape charges.

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Locations : Dallas CountyDes MoinesWarren
People : Brent LongCasey RisiusKenny Bevard