Another inmate missing from Ohio correctional facility; 3 others remain at large after escape

Officials say a female inmate did not return to the facility after a supervised release over the weekend


Robin Goist
The Plain Dealer

CANTON, Ohio — Two of five inmates who escaped from a Canton correctional facility have been caught, but now police are searching for a sixth inmate who did not return to the facility after a supervised release.

Helina Marie Roethel, 24, of Alliance left the Stark County Regional Community Correction Center around 9 a.m. Sunday and was supposed to return by 10 p.m. Sunday for a “personal visit,” Canton police Lt. Dennis Garren told cleveland.com. The facility reported her missing around 3 a.m. Monday, according to a police report.

Roethel had been sentenced to the Lesh Road facility for low-level felons after she was convicted of aggravated drug possession, court records show.

Five men are accused of breaking a window and escaping between the night of Feb. 10 and morning of Feb. 11, police said.

Jaden Miller, 23, of Carrollton was arrested Wednesday in Carroll County by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, Garren said previously.

Joshua Bingham, 36, of North Canton was arrested Friday afternoon by Canton police and a U.S. Marshal’s task force which includes deputies from Stark and Carroll counties, and officers from Perry Township and the Adult Parole Authority.

Garren said Monday that Canton police and the task force continue to search for Vincent Blanc, 24, of Canton; Jason Drake, 39, of Waynesburg; and Michael Fisher, 30, of Massillon.

McClatchy-Tribune News Service
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