Downstate Inmate Allegedly Tries To Escape

(Metropolis, IL)  —  A downstate inmate is facing more charges after he allegedly tried to escape.  Authorities say Samuel Stallions was returning to the Massac County Detention Center after a court appearance when he broke free from the guards and tried to run off.  They say he only made it a couple of blocks before the guards tased him and took him into custody.