By Don Ogle 

Sheriff's Office aids in search for escapee


Cheyenne County Sheriff’s deputies spent Thursday night and part of the day Friday assisting with the search for an escapee who had been spotted in Morrill County Thursday.

According to reports, 42-year-old Troy O’Brien of Indiana escaped from the Lincoln County Detention Center in North Platte mid-afternoon Thursday and was alledged to have stolen a detention center employee’s vehicle in the process.

O’Brien, believed to be traveling with a 27 year old woman, Melissa L. Sancillo, also of Indiana, was spotted in Morrill County Thursday evening. At that time, a Morrill County deputy...

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