Search underway for inmate who escaped from Costilla County Jail

Posted at 7:31 AM, Apr 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-23 09:31:17-04

SAN LUIS, Colo. – Authorities are asking for the public’s help finding an inmate who escaped from jail in Costilla County.

The Costilla County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post on Saturday that deputies were searching for escapee Jack Johnson, 38.

Deputies said it’s not clear where the suspect may be headed.

Johnson is described as 5 feet 3 inches tall and 165 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a white sweater and white shorts, deputies said.

Anyone with information on Johnson’s whereabouts should contact the Costilla County Sheriff’s office at 719-589-5807 or Crime Stoppers at 719-589-4111.