Escaped inmate near New Deal in-custody, DPS says

LUBBOCK, Texas — Gary Darnell, inmate who escaped this morning from the Hall County Sheriff's Office was taken into custody at approximately 9:50 a...

November 24, 2022
4:04 AM

LUBBOCK, Texas — Gary Darnell, inmate who escaped this morning from the Hall County Sheriff's Office was taken into custody at approximately 9:50 a.m. this morning without incident. He was located at the Bayer Crop Center near New Deal. Bayer made a statement saying 40 Bayer team members were on site working and went on lockdown until police apprehended Darnell. 'We appreciate the rapid response of law enforcement, and are grateful the situation has come to a peaceful conclusion,' Bayer said. New Deal ISD cancelled school on Thursday due to an 'emergency situation' near Interstate 27, a social media post indicated.

Christianna Barbosa