First Pike County Jail Escapee Sentenced
(LOUISIANA)– A Louisiana man pleads guilty to breaking out of the Pike County Jail.
Emmanuel Chatman was sentenced Monday to seven years in prison after admitting to charges of escape, damage to jail property and theft in the September 8th incident.
The sentence will be served consecutively with a nine-year term Chatman was given after pleading guilty December Third to a felony charge of domestic assault for an incident that happened last June.
Meanwhile, four other men are charged in the jailbreak:
Brothers Jacob and Jason Darnell of Louisiana are accused of felony escape, damage to jail property and theft. Jacob Darnell faces arraignment January 14th. Jason Darnell has an April 11th jury trial.
Joseph Verive of Clarksville will be arraigned on escape and damage charges January 28th and William Wilkerson is set for a jury trial March 7 on the same charges.
Tordale Chatman of Louisiana has a counsel status hearing December 19th. He’s accused of hindering prosecution for allegedly driving three of the escaped prisoners from Bowling Green to Louisiana.