Stories tagged: escape
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 11:44 a.m.
Authorities say that about 200 pigs got loose after a truck heading to Indiana was involved in a crash on a foggy southwestern Michigan roadway.
Mon., July 18, 2016, 8:57 p.m.
A federal prosecutor says Oregon standoff figure Ryan Bundy was working on a plan to escape from a Portland jail.
Sun., July 17, 2016, 11:24 a.m.
Four people are under arrest for allegedly helping a murder suspect escape from a Florida courtroom but the suspect remains at large.
Fri., June 10, 2016, 5:57 p.m.
The cell mate of convicted killer James Henrikson was sentenced to 41 months in prison Friday for an escape attempt from the Spokane County Jail that involved a broken window …
UPDATED: Tue., May 3, 2016, 10:27 a.m.
When a man accused of torturing a woman to death broke out of Washington state’s largest mental hospital with another patient in early April, officials called it a rare occurrence …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 12:10 p.m.
Anthony Garver will undergo a competency evaluation at a federal institution, U.S. District Court Senior Judge Edward F. Shea ruled Thursday. Garver sparked a statewide manhunt earlier this month after …
Wed., April 20, 2016, 6 p.m.
Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich will send Governor Jay Inslee a bill for $12,030.22 this week for the cost of searching for escaped Western State Hospital inmate Anthony Garver.
Mon., April 11, 2016, 5:28 p.m.
The 28-year-old who escaped custody at Western State Hospital last week and was found in the hills above Spokane Valley said nothing during a brief court appearance Monday. He’ll remain …
Thu., April 7, 2016, 7:32 a.m.
LAKEWOOD, Wash. – Two men, including one with Spokane ties who was accused of a violent murder but found not competent to stand trial, have escaped from a psychiatric facility …
Fri., March 11, 2016, 10:15 a.m.
Authorities searched for two prison inmates Friday who managed to flee the back of a fortified prison van along a desolate stretch of New Mexico highway in an escape that …
Thu., March 10, 2016, 7:52 a.m.
Police say they’re investigating whether a man shot and killed by a Mississippi homeowner is an escaped murder suspect.
Wed., March 9, 2016, 11:29 a.m.
Prolific burglar Fred “Strollin’” Nolan should be kept behind bars. This time for good.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 7:15 a.m.
Mississippi authorities continue searching for an escaped inmate facing capital murder charges in the 2015 rape and slaying of a 69-year-old woman.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 1:27 p.m.
A former official of the Washington Department of Corrections has resigned from her job in another state agency.
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 2:51 p.m.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says a murder suspect mistakenly released from jail last month has been captured in Nevada.
Wed., Dec. 16, 2015, 8:47 p.m.
A Spokane County Detention Services inmate jumped from a work crew vehicle in the area of 5th and Maple about 10:50 a.m. Wednesday. The inmate, Leah J. Collins, was last …
Fri., Dec. 4, 2015, 10:21 p.m.
The cellmate of James Henrikson says an ill-fated escape attempt using a rope made of bedsheets was his idea.
Wed., Nov. 18, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago Frederick McGuire, a noted desparado, was on the loose outside of Sandpoint after he escaped from two guards and dived out the window of …
Tue., Nov. 3, 2015, 5:26 p.m.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is still looking for a man who escaped from the Lincoln County Jail on Friday and is now asking for the public’s help in finding …
Fri., Oct. 9, 2015
100 years ago in Spokane: An inmate shot by police in recent escape found to be digging way out of jail
From our archives, 100 years ago jbFred Johnson, the convict the newspapers nicknamed Spokane’s “tiger man,” for his desperate and bloody exploits, was back in the news.
Thu., Oct. 8, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago Five “insane criminals” made a bloody escape from the state asylum at Medical Lake and two of them −a murderer and burglar − remained …
Fri., Aug. 21, 2015
Two cellmates lowered a rope made of bedsheets from the fifth floor of the Spokane County Jail early Thursday through a window no wider than an iPhone. The FBI is …
Fri., July 10, 2015
Breaking out of prison can be a real bonding experience. Just ask the owners of Spokane’s new entertainment venue, Escape, where you can pay to be locked up, complete with …
Thu., Feb. 19, 2015
The escape of an inmate via the Shoshone County Jail’s front door has shed light on the jail’s low staffing – sometimes as low as one guard watching over 50 …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 18, 2015, 6:27 p.m.
Former Kellogg resident Roy J. Bieluch, 48, escaped from the Shoshone County Jail Tuesday night and deputies are searching for him.
Fri., Jan. 9, 2015, 10:46 p.m.
A Spokane County Jail inmate facing child rape and child molestation charges broke out his cell window Friday evening and will face a charge of attempted escape, the Spokane County …
Fri., Oct. 3, 2014, 11:26 a.m.
Police arrested an escaped criminal last night after the man stole a car and then narrowly missed hitting an officer and a pedestrian in another attempt to flee, according to …
Fri., Sept. 5, 2014, 3:45 p.m.
Geiger Corrections Center inmate Robert E. Reed, 46, walked away from a work crew at the Spokane County Fairgrounds around 2 p.m. today.
Tue., April 22, 2014
Toenail clippers, a metal clothes hook and some toothpaste could not buy freedom for an accused child rapist and a man facing drug charges at the Spokane County Jail last …
Mon., April 21, 2014, 12:04 p.m.
Two men face felony escape charges on top of other criminal allegations after jail staff found letters and a tool indicating an escape attempt over the weekend.