KANKAKEE (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Police have captured a man who was accidentally released from a Kankakee prison Friday night.
Anees Usmani, 41, was discharged in place of another inmate about 4:30 p.m. from the Jerome Combs Detention Center, the Kankakee County sheriff’s office said in a statement.
Usmani had been detained since Dec. 2018 for the U.S. Marshals Service on drug offenses, the sheriff’s office said. Usmani was dropped off at a local business by another inmate who was released with him.
Usmani was re-captured on Saturday around 4:45 p.m. in Chicago's Lincolnwood neighborhood.
"We are continuing to investigate the incident to determine what mistakes were made and why,” said Kankakee County Sheriff Mike Downey in a statement.