Prisoner captured through GPS of cell phone.
An escaped prisoner from Highland County has been taken back into custody through use of modern technology.
Deputies from the Highland County Sheriff’s Office received information that escapee, Gerald Fletcher was in possession of a cellular phone. With assistance from the telephone company, deputies were able to get GPS coordinates on his location in Springfield, Ohio.
On Satyrday, November 17th at approximately 4:30 p.m., Springfield Police Officers were able to locate Fletcher and take him into custody. Fletcher will be transported back to the Highland County Jail at a later date.