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12 inmates use peanut butter to successfully escape from prison

By Mason White 3:14 PM August 3, 2017
Peanut butter (illustration)
Peanut butter (illustration)
By: Emily Lewis

(Scroll down for video) 12 dangerous inmates managed to escape from prison by tricking a guard using peanut butter, according to police in Alabama.

The Walker County Sheriff’s Office said that inmates used peanut butter to change the number on a cell door to match the outside door.

One of them then told a new guard to open the cell door, and gave him the number of the outside door. The unsuspecting guard opened the outside door, and the 12 inmates escaped.

They then used a blanket to cover the barbed wire fence, and fled from the scene. Police launched a massive manhunt for the inmates and they were all recaptured.

Officials identified the inmates as Steven Blake Lamb, 28, Christopher Micheal Smith, 19, of Jasper, Michael Adam McGuff, 30, of Jasper, Brady Andrew Kilpatrick, 24, of Cordova, Larry Inman Jr., 29, of Parrish, Ethan Howard Pearl, 24, of Jasper, Johnny Richard Hunter, 26, of Jasper, Christopher Cole Spain, 18, of Jasper, Kristopher Keith Secrest, 20, of Oakman, Quadrekas Latoddrick Key, 21, of Parrish, Timothy Chaz Cooper, 28, of Cordova, and Steven Sanford Hartley, 27, of Hoover.

The inmates were charged with facilitating escape, hindering apprehension of escape and aiding and abetting a fugitive.