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CU MAN HIDES
Johnson and Dorrough, using a jailer as a hostage,
broke out of the Dallas county jail Monday night.
He tells Montague sherriff Howard Middleton that
he hasn't seen Dorrough since the pair in fled
the stolen pickup which was wrecked in Saint
Jo. Johnson refuses to talk with newsmen.and He
returns to his cell and hides beneath a newspaper.
MED. MEN WALK
Dallas county sherriff Decker has requested that
any information concerning Dorrough be relayed
directly to Sheriff Middleton in Montague where
the search, described by officers as the largest
in North Texas in decades, is headquartered.
Roadblocks were setup near the Cole farmhouse
and officers maintained lookouts Mm from the
highest vantage points available. There was no
large scale search today. Lawmen now are playing
a waiting game and the next move is up to Dorrough.
a convicted bank robber.
Officers pulled a tight net around Saint Jo
Here’s what’s next.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Capture], item, May 29, 1963; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc959886/m1/3/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.