Three Men Face More Charges

(Ironton, MO) Authorities are still searching for the three men who escaped from the Iron County jail Saturday morning and they're facing additional charges of  Escape, Or Attempted Escape, From Custody While Under Arrest For Felony. The men, 36 year old Dwight Abernathie, 35 year old Samuel Gillam, and 57 year old Tracy Brown, are accused of pushing a block out of the jail wall and climbing into an attic space which led them to an older part of the building where they made their escape.  The jailbreak took place at 4:30 last Saturday morning. Rewards of $5000 have been authorized for information leading to the arrest of any of the three men. Brown is described as a white male who is 5 feet 9 inches tall with green eyes and gray and black hair with a bald spot. Abernathie  is a white male who stands 6 feet 1 inch tall with blue eyes and brown hair. Gillam is also a white male. He's 5 feet 6 inches tall with blue eyes and brown hair. If you think you see any of the three do not approach them. They are considered armed and dangerous. If you have any information on their whereabouts call the Iron County Sheriff's office at 573-546-4000 or the U.S. Marshall's office at 1-800-336-0102 or 1-877-WANTED2. You can also call 911 or your local law enforcement agency.