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Winnebago County escapee caught, returned to custody

OSHKOSH, WI (CBS 58) -- An inmate who escaped from a Drug Abuse Correctional Center in Oshkosh has been located and taken into custody.

The Oshkosh Police say Romance L. Toney was found in the City of Appleton and arrested by the Appleton Police.   The arrest was made without incident.   Toney was wanted on a Department of Corrections warrant after he escaped Saturday afternoon from the DACC in Oshkosh.

The Oshkosh Police Department will be referring Toney to the Winnebago County District Attorney to face charges of Escape.

OSHKOSH, WI (CBS 58) -- Winnebago County officials and Oshkosh Police are looking for a man who escaped their custody Saturday afternoon. 

Police say Roemance L. Toney escaped sometime after 2:00 p.m. on Saturday from the Drug Abuse Correctional Center in Oshkosh (DACC). This center is part of the Wisconsin Correctional Center System.

Toney is described as a black male, 26 years of age, 5-foot-9 in height and weighing 145 pounds. He has brown hair in dreadlocks and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing gray sweatpants and a sweatshirt with black shoes.

In the past, Toney has been convicted of armed robbery with use of force, burglary and escape. 

The Oshkosh Police Department is seeking any information about the whereabouts of this escaped individual. If anyone has any informaiton regarding this incident, they are encouraged to contact the Oshkosh Police Department at 920-236-5700.


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