CHIPLEY -- The sheriff's office is searching for two inmates who escaped the Washington County Jail last night. 

Ronly Diaz Pado, 27, and David Allan Anderson, 39, escaped the jail at about 11 p.m. last night, a Washington County Sheriff's Office news release states.

Local schools are on high-security as the search continued Monday morning, officials said. However, most Chipley childcare centers chose to lockdown.

Pado is described as being a Hispanic male who is about 6'1" and 183 pounds. He is a Department of Corrections inmate which was recently transported to the Washington County Jail on a new charge of murder, the release states. Pardo is currently serving a sentence for two counts of sell manufacture or delivery of marijuana and lewd and lascivious battery out of Collier County Florida.  

Anderson is described as being a white male who is about 5'7" and 175 pounds. Anderson was being held in the Washington County Jail on the charges of fleeing and eluding law enforcement with disregard to safety of person or property, use or display of weapon during felony offense, possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell or deliver, trafficking of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana with intent to sell manufacture or deliver, possession of a controlled substance without prescription, and possession of paraphernalia, the release states. Anderson currently has a detainer for the U.S. Marshals for trafficking in methamphetamine as well.

Sheriff Crews is asking anyone that may come into contact with the above inmates to use extreme caution and dial 911 immediately. 

If you have any knowledge of crimes being committed, or tips, please contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office at 850-638-6111. You may also contact WCSO anonymously by calling 850-638-TIPS (8477) or by email at tips@wcso.us.