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A Stark County Sheriff vehicle blocks the vehicle of a driver heading north on the Enchanted Highway on Saturday morning. The sheriff's department had the highway blocked off after surrounding three armed-robbery suspects at a farmstead south of Gladstone.

Convicts caught


The crime spree of an Alabama murderer and his three accomplices ended Saturday afternoon at a farmstead south of Gladstone.

A nearly 15-hour chase and standoff between the fugitives and law enforcement ended at approximately 2:25 p.m., leaving two suspects wounded and two in custody.

Law enforcement officials say they believe Joshua Southwick, 26, and Ashton Mink, 22, escaped from the Perry County Detention Center in Uniontown, Ala., on May 25.

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