Xzavier Heard, an escapee from the Morehouse Parish Jail, was apprehended on Wednesday morning and is in custody in a suburb outside of Houston, Texas. The same afternoon, Joshua Armstrong, the other escapee was also arrested in Plano, Texas, which is near Dallas.
Morehouse Parish Sheriff Mike Tubbs said the Harris County Sheriff's Office has Heard in custody and he will be extradited back to Morehouse Parish.
Heard, 28, and Armstrong, 20, escaped by climbing over a wire fence at the jail Friday, May 25. Heard is scheduled to be sentenced June 12 in Bastrop on two armed robbery charges, in addition to simple escape.