Police Capture One Escapee, 2nd Still at Large | NBC Connecticut

Police Capture One Escapee, 2nd Still at Large



    Tjayda Jones (left) and Marcos Jimenez (right)

    State Police captured one of the men who escaped from custody during a medical evaluation at Waterbury Hospital Friday night. 

    Authorities arrested 31-year-old Marcos Jimenez Sunday in Bristol. State Police are still searching for 27-year-old Tjayda Jones.

    Both men were taken from the Chasse Center Halfway House to Waterbury Hospital for a possible drug overdose.

    According to investigators, one of the men knocked a nurse to the floor as they both escaped from the hospital.  Jones had a vehicle outside the hospital waiting for him, said police.

    Investigators believe Jones is in the Hartford area.

    Police said Jones is serving time for assault  and is a priority to apprehend. Jimenez was serving time for violating probation.

    If anyone has any information regarding the whereabouts of  Tjayda Jones, you are urged to contact State Police at 203-267-2200. All calls will be kept confidential.