Manhunt continues for 2 escaped convicts
By Jennifer Cruz
Andrew Jason Foy, left, and Darren Walp have been on the run for more than two days. (Photo: Major County Sheriff’s Office)
Authorities continue to search for two convicts who escaped after overpowering guards during a prisoner transport early Tuesday morning in Northwest Oklahoma.
The Major County Sheriff’s Office said Andrew Jason Foy, 32, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, and Darren Walp, 37, of Crum Lynne, Pennsylvania, should be considered armed and dangerous.
The two inmates were spotted at a gas station in Sapulpa, Oklahoma, around 1:40 a.m. Thursday, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office. They were driving a black 2007 Peterbilt tractor-trailer, which was reported stolen late Tuesday or early Wednesday from El Reno, about 30 miles from where the escape originated.
Surveillance video indicates they are still heading east.
Authorities say Foy and Walp were among half a dozen inmates being transported through a private transport company at the time of their escape. The company had stops in Oklahoma, Colorado, Wyoming, and Kansas.
Major County Sheriff Steven Randolph said around 3:30 a.m., Foy and Walp grabbed the driver and ordered him to continue driving about a mile down a rural county road. The two then instructed the transport officers to stop the