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By Rod Larse
The Journal 

Woman flees courtroom

 

Last updated 5/3/2022 at 12:08pm



RITZVILLE – An Othello woman convicted of trafficking in stolen property is now facing charges related to her alleged attempt to escape jail time.

Tawni Jahns, 36, of Othello, was arrested April 23 after five days on the lam.

She allegedly fled the Adams County Courthouse, April 18, just before sentencing on a conviction of trafficking in stolen property, records show. She was scheduled to appear for sentencing following her April 1 conviction.

Jahns was released following the verdict pending sentencing, records show.

After fleeing sentencing, an arrest warrant was issued, records show....



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