SHERWOOD, Ark. (KTHV) - The man responsible for hitting a bailiff with a car while fleeing from the Sherwood District Court has been captured.
David Earl Jordan Jr., 40, escaped police custody on Thursday, June 18 while he was being escorted to a holding area. Officials stated that he ran off on foot and jumped into a gray Ford Escape with a female passenger. During the commotion, Jordan struck the bailiff, leaving him with minor injuries.
As of 2 p.m. Friday, the Sherwood Police Department announced that Jordan was captured by Sherwood officers and in custody. He was located at the Barton Oaks Apartment Complex in Little Rock.
Jordan was originally appearing in court for contempt charges on hot checks and reived a 60-day jail commitment on Thursday. He is now charged with second degree Battery, Fleeing, second degree escape and a 90-day commitment for contempt on hot checks.