Inmate Apprehended After Fleeing Work Release

posted Feb 10, 2020, 6:19 AM by News Room   [ updated Feb 11, 2020, 8:18 AM ]
Monday February 10, 2020 - Following a short man hunt this weekend an inmate is back behind bars. Saturday night 45 year old Gerald Jackson failed to return to the Barron County Jail from work release. Jackson was found in Eau Claire a few hours later and returned to the Barron County Jail where he will await charges from the district attorney. Jackson had been granted work release following his arrest for felony child support. He had been scheduled to be released on February 29th.