Local & Regional
Mon July 12, 2010
Inmate on the Run
By Associated Press
McAlester, OK – Inmate escapes from Oklahoma prison
McALESTER, Okla. (AP) Authorities say an inmate escaped overnight from a McAlester prison.
Oklahoma Corrections Department spokesman Jerry Massie said Monday that 34-year-old Stephen G. Thomas was discovered missing during the 8:30 a.m. head count Monday at Jackie Brannon Correctional Center, a minimum-security prison.
Prison records show Thomas is scheduled for release in 2020 on convictions for injury of a minor child and possession of an explosive device.
He had been in prison since 1998.
Information from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com
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