Schnellville man charged with escape

From Local Sources


JASPER — Authorities booked a Schnellville man into the Dubois County Security Center early Thursday on a warrant charging him with escape.

Authorities allege Zachery R. Uppencamp, 6775 E. Schnellville Road, Schnellville, who was serving a home detention sentence with electronic monitoring, was found to not be in compliance with the community corrections program April 17. The next day, authorities who were able to retrieve his GPS unit found it had been cut in half.

A warrant charging Uppencamp with Level 6 felony escape when a person violates a home detention order or intentionally removes an electronic monitoring device was issued out of Dubois Circuit Court April 21.

Authorities booked Uppencamp into the security center on the active warrant at 12:37 a.m. Thursday.

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