At approximately 12:26 a.m., Jessica Ann Johnson, 25, used a sawed-off shotgun to help Stuart James Andrew Sellers, 33, escape from the jail in Red Oak, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.
The suspects were taken into custody at approximately 9:15 a.m.
No one was injured during the escape, but Sellers and Johnson were considered armed and dangerous
Although the initial report said the suspects escaped in an unknown direction, it was later reported that the suspects stole a 1999 white-and-gray Ram quad-cab pick-up in Pottawattamie County, Iowa license plate 116 PIK. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office reported that the vehicle was recovered before 8:30 a.m.
Sellers is 5 feet, 8 inches tall, 175 pounds, with short, brown hair, blue eyes and glasses. He was wearing a white shirt and orange jail pants. Johnson is 5 feet, 3 inches, 125 pounds and has blonde hair and green eyes. She was wearing a two-tone, waist-length winter coat.
Sellers and Johnson were arrested on Dec. 18, 2007, in connection with a methamphetamine bust by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.
Sellers was charged with two counts of delivery of methamphetamine and was being held on $50,000 bond. Johnson was charged with gathering where illegal activities were taking place and transported to the Adams County Jail in Corning where she was held on a $5,000 bond. Adams County Sheriff Bill Lyddon confirmed that Johnson was released on Dec. 21.
At press time, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office could only confirm that the suspects were in custody.