2 of 3 escaped Wisconsin inmates captured, stolen car found in Poynette

Only one of the three inmates who escaped from the St. Croix County Correctional Center in New Richmond, Wis. on Wednesday night remains at-large after two were captured on Friday. A car reported stolen during the same time frame has also been recovered. 

At 7 a.m. Friday morning, New Richmond police learned that 19-year-old Kyle Peterson was taken into custody at a home in Whitewater, Wis., about 50 miles southwest of Milwaukee.

Around 3 p.m. Andre Vance was located in Madison, Wis. and taken into custody by the Dane County Sheriff's Department on an "Apprehension Request" issued by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.

3 inmates identified

Jesse Jamal Fairley, 25 - Fairley was serving a sentence for burglary. He's from the St. Croix County area with ties to St. Paul, Minn.

Andre Lee Vance, 20 (IN CUSTODY) - Vance is formerly from Madison, Wis. and was serving a sentence for operating a motor vehicle without owners consent and burglary.

Kyle John Peterson, 19 (IN CUSTODY) - Peterson was serving a sentence for forgery and possession of drugs.

All 3 were scheduled for full release in August, but decided to escape from the dormitory-style facility a few months early. Anyone with information should call St. Croix County Dispatch at 715-386-4704. If Fairley is seen, call 911 immediately.

Stolen car recovered

The St. Croix County sheriff's office received a report of a stolen Hyundai Sonata from the 1300 block of 210th Ave, about 3 miles north of New Richmond. This may be related to the escapees, but that connection has not been confirmed.

The stolen car was found at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the McDonald's in Poynette, Wis., north of Madison, thanks to an anonymous caller. The same anonymous caller apparently told the Columbia County sheriff that the inmates were going to be picked up by an SUV.

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