Stories tagged: escape
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.
Wed., Sept. 4, 2013
After almost two years in Spokane County Jail, career criminal Frank Uhyrek might be going stir-crazy. At least the 350-foot rope that guards found hidden in his torn mattress last …
Tue., Sept. 3, 2013, 6:09 p.m.
After almost two years in Spokane County Jail awaiting sentencing, career criminal Frank Uhyrek might be going stir-crazy.
Sun., Jan. 27, 2013, 10:07 p.m.
An inmate facing assault, eluding police and other charges escaped from the Geiger Corrections Center on Sunday, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office reported.
Fri., Aug. 17, 2012, 7:17 a.m.
BOISE — Authorities say two inmates escaped from Benewah County Jail by digging through the wall of their cell and using their bed sheets to scale down the building.
Fri., July 13, 2012, 2:44 p.m.
A state prison inmate who walked away from a job site in Nampa is back in custody after turning himself in to authorities in Coeur d’Alene.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2012, 6:24 a.m.
A man who has been booked into the Spokane County jail on 17 different charges in the past 11 months is back in jail.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2011
A 15-time felon considered by law enforcement to be one of the area’s most active criminals is accused of planning an escape at Geiger Corrections Center, and authorities are investigating …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 21, 2011, 6:06 p.m.
A 15-time felon considered by law enforcement to be one of the area’s most active criminals is accused of planning an escape at Geiger Corrections Center, and jail staff are …
Tue., Sept. 13, 2011, 11:46 a.m.
A burglar who escaped from the Benewah County Jail in July escaped again early today, authorities say.
Fri., July 22, 2011, 11:43 a.m.
The handcuffed driver of a stolen car escaped from custody late Thursday when officers left him unattended as they chased his fleeing passenger, according to the Spokane Valley Police Department.
Thu., July 21, 2011
A convicted burglar who escaped Friday from Benewah County Jail has been recaptured, thanks in part to Kootenai County’s cross-deputization agreement with the Coeur d’Alene Tribal Police. Tribal officers made …
Wed., July 20, 2011, 11:01 a.m.
A convicted burglar who escaped from the Benewah County Jail on Friday was arrested early Wednesday in southern Kootenai County.
Tue., July 19, 2011, 2:44 p.m.
A convicted burglar escaped Friday night from the Benewah County Jail in St. Maries.
Wed., June 29, 2011, 2:13 p.m.
A Spokane man serving 45 years for the murder of a 19-year-old woman in 2006 was shot and killed today in what prison officials describe as an apparent escape attempt.
Mon., Feb. 7, 2011, 2:22 p.m.
A robbery suspect allowed to leave jail for drug rehabilitation is wanted by police for escape.
Sat., Dec. 11, 2010
A jail inmate who escaped from a work crew was arrested Thursday in the South Perry neighborhood. Jason W. Breedlove, 37, was allowed out of Geiger Corrections Center with a …
Fri., Dec. 10, 2010, 11:47 a.m.
A jail inmate who escaped from work crew was arrested Thursday in the South Perry Neighborhood.
Wed., Dec. 1, 2010, 5:05 p.m.
A Geiger Corrections Center inmate who was recently ordered to return to a more secure facility escaped this morning after he was allowed to clean up snow with a work …
Mon., Nov. 22, 2010
Police are searching for a man who escaped from a work detail at the Whitman County Jail on Saturday.
Thu., April 29, 2010
Seven Eastern State Hospital employees have been disciplined following investigations into the September escape of a criminally committed patient from a field trip to the Spokane County Interstate Fair, state …
Wed., April 28, 2010, 5:58 p.m.
Seven Eastern State Hospital employees have been disciplined following investigations into the September 2009 escape of a criminally committed patient from a field trip to the Spokane County Interstate Fair, …
Thu., April 22, 2010
A felon returned to jail Wednesday after fleeing a courtroom and falling in front of the Spokane County Elections Office.
Thu., April 1, 2010
OLYMPIA – A bill sparked by the escape of an Eastern State Hospital patient during a field trip to the Spokane County Interstate Fair was signed into law Wednesday. House …
Fri., Dec. 31, 1999, 10:45 a.m.
There’s a supermax prison in Florence, Colorado, two hours outside Denver. It’s the highest-security penitentiary in the United States. Since opening in 1994, no prisoner has escaped from the Administrative …
Sat., June 21, 1997
A teenager was arrested Wednesday after threatening a staff member of the Washington juvenile sex offender facility on Craig Road. The 16-year-old boy had just returned from a court appearance …
Sat., Feb. 22, 1997
Deputies Killed Taking Convict To Prison Man Beginning Term For Killing, Shooting Caught After Manhunt
A man being driven to prison to begin a 40-year sentence Friday pulled a hidden handgun from between his legs and killed two sheriff’s deputies before running off into the …
Tue., Nov. 7, 1995
Two of three escapees from a minimum-security work crew have been apprehended in Florida after a routine traffic stop, Idaho Correction officials say. Shane Jeffrey McCloskey of Post Falls and …
Sun., March 19, 1995
A Spokane County work release inmate failed to return after an outing Saturday. Zane R. Williams Jr., 24, is serving a 10-month sentence at Geiger Corrections Center. He was sentenced …