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Cambridge man charged for attempted jail break

Updated: Wednesday, August 6 2014, 01:56 PM EDT

WTOV9.com
GUERNSEY COUNTY, Ohio -- A man charged with escape in connection with a jailbreak from the Guernsey County Jail allegedly attempted a breakout at a neighboring county's jail.
Budd Cobb, 35, of Cambridge has been charged in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court with escape. Added to the charge was a repeat, violent offender specification.
He pleaded not guilty.
According to reports, Cobb attempted to escape from the Muskingum County Jail by climbing above the ceiling tiles and attempting to make it out through the visitation area.
The attempt was unsuccessful, but the potential penalty -- 18 years in prison -- is the same regardless of whether a breakout effort is successful.

Cambridge man charged for attempted jail break


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