Prisoner Caught After Escaping from Ector County Courthouse Posts Bond

Ryan Thompson
Ryan Thompson

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - New information on a prisoner who was caught after escaping from the Ector County Courthouse.

Now, he's bonded out of jail.

23-year-old Ryan Thompson paid his $60,000 bond.

This comes one day after he was caught at I-20 and Grandview.

Thompson faces several charges including drugs but now he can escape to that list.

On Wednesday morning, he escaped from the Ector County Courthouse after being arraigned on marijuana charges.

We're told he was being processed in the security office when he stood up and ran out the lobby door wearing handcuffs.

Thompson was on the loose for more than 30 hours before he was caught.