Authorities said an inmate who was working in Overland Park, KS, escaped Friday. He then turned himself in to police Saturday morning.
A spokesperson for the Lansing Correctional Facility said Zackary B. Conger was reported absent from his work site at Laser Apparel, LLC, located at 9105 Cody St., about 4 p.m.
Conger was a minimum custody offender housed at Lansing Correctional Facility's East Unit. He was serving a 78-month sentence for crimes including multiple counts of burglary, forgery, and theft out of Butler and Sedgwick counties in Kansas.
Conger is 32 years old.
A spokesperson for the Lansing Correctional Facility said the escapee turned himself in to the Lenexa Police Department about 9:45 a.m. Saturday. He was picked up by Lansing's investigations staff and was returned to the facility.
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