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AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYPanama City Beach, Florida - 20 October 2013SHOTLIST:1. SOUNDBITE: (ENGLISH) Gerald Bailey / Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner"Around 6:40pm Eastern Standard Time, the afore mentioned team surrounded room 227 of the Coconut Grove Motor Inn in Panama City Beach. Jenkins and Walker were alone, unarmed and they were apprehended without incident, they are currently in the Bay County jail awaiting arraignment. We believe that at the time we apprehended these fugitives they were awaiting transportation from Atlanta to be transported to another state."2. White flash3. SOUNDBITE: (ENGLISH) Secretary Michael Crews / Florida Department of Corrections"There is speculation an underlying speculation, that there was a source where for a certain sum of money that these documents could be constructed for 8 thousand dollars. Whether that is true or not will be determined."4. White Flash5. SOUNDBITE: (ENGLISH) Secretary Michael Crews / Florida Department of Corrections "There will definitely be other charges that they will face, certainly escape will be one, because even though they were released they did so under a fraudulent context, so at a minimum I would think they definitely going to face some escape charges, but then again with both of them doing life sentences there is not a lot else you can do."6. White Flash7. SOUNDBITE: (ENGLISH) Secretary Michael Crews / Florida Department of Corrections "It is embarrassing, but my concentration at this point is I think is everyone else here is making sure we come up with a process and procedure that prohibits this from happening in the future, but ultimately, this is our responsibility."8. White Flash9. SOUNDBITE: (ENGLISH) Secretary Michael Crews / Florida Department of Corrections "I don't mind telling you I did a lot of praying for the last 5 or 6 days, for that exact reason. Yes, and to say we are thankful is probably an understatement, that these were two harden convicted felons and the thought of them being out there in our state caused me great concern."STORYLINE:Two convicted killers who used forged documents to escape their life sentences are being grilled by Florida law enforcement authorities who say they expect to make more arrests.Among the questions being posed to Joseph Jenkins and Charles Walker: Who forged the papers? Who helped you run from police? What other prisoners have gotten away with this? Who was coming from Atlanta to whisk you out of Florida? Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey promises "there will be more arrests."Jenkins and Walker, both 34, were captured Saturday night at a motel in Panama City Beach. Hours earlier, their families had held a news conference in Orlando urging them to surrender.Bailey says the men, who fled the Orlando area after word of their ruse became public, didn't know law enforcement was on the way to Panama City. He says the escapees were waiting in the motel for someone to arrive from Atlanta to take them out of state, adding that authorities don't yet know who that person was or where the convicts planned to go.