One of four men who escaped from the Ottawa County Jail has been indicted on federal carjacking charges according to U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom and Ray Roberts, Kansas Secretary of Corrections.
22 year old Eric Jerome James is charged with one count of carjacking.
James was one of four inmates who escaped from the Ottawa County Jail April 18.
He was arrested April 20 in Omaha, Nebraska.
The indictment alleges that on April 18 James assaulted a driver and stole a 2002 Nissan Altima in Ottawa County, Kansas.
If convicted, James faces a maximum penalty of 25 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000.