After plotting for months, six inmates escaped from Cook County Jail on Feb. 11, 2006. Correctional officer Darin Gater turned over his uniform and keys to inmates and handcuffed himself in a cell to make it appear he had been overpowered, according to prosecutors. An inmate wore the uniform and tricked a guard into opening a door. All six escapees were recaptured. Charged in the escape were Tyrone Everhart of Markham; Francisco Romero, pictured, Arnold Joyner, Michael McIntosh, Eric Bernard and David Earnest, all of Chicago. In 2010, Gater was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for aiding the escape.
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