Polk County Inmate Escapes Jail by Using Another Inmate’s ID

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POLK COUNTY, Iowa  --  Authorities are looking for a man who reportedly escaped from the Polk County Jail early this morning by using another inmate's ID.

The Polk County Sheriff's Office reports that 27-year-old Rodney Moore used another inmate's identification bracelet to escape from the jail around 1:45am on Friday.  Moore was in jail on Driving While Barred and Reckless Driving charges.  He is now being charged with escape.

Polk County Sheriff's Office detectives charged Zakary Arthur Titus with aiding and abetting in Moore's escape. Detectives determined Titus conspired with Moore to use Titus' identification bracelet to aid in Moore's escape.

Titus was originally in jail serving a 45-day sentence for probation violation charges and was scheduled to be released Friday morning.

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