Tag: escape

Sep 01

William Ashwell Acquitted Of Burglary And Escape By Mississippi Supreme Court Because No Criminal Charges Were Filed Against Him

Mississippi Supreme Court on 2-1-2017 (courts.ms.gov)

William Scott Ashwell was acquitted of burglary and escape by the Mississippi Supreme Court on August 24, 2017. The Supreme Court ruled Ashwell had never been charged with the crimes, so the trial court had no jurisdiction to find him guilty in 2006 and sentence him to 15 years in prison. On December 14, 2006 …

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Oct 22

Aaron Frank Cadger Acquitted By Oregon Court Of Appeals Of Non-existent Jail Escape

Aaron Frank Cadger (Douglas County Jail (Roseburg, OR))

Aaron Frank Cadger was acquitted by the Oregon Court of Appeals of escaping from a correctional facility the appeals court ruled didn’t happen. In September 2010 Cadger, 20, was serving a 60-day sentence at the Douglas County Jail in Roseburg, Oregon for a probation violation. Cadger was assigned to an “outside inmate worker program,” and …

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Feb 15

The Fugitive’s Final Season Now Available On DVD

The Fugitive’s Final Season Now Available On DVD

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Nov 18

Man Illegally Imprisoned Has Escape Conviction Tossed

In April 2009 Christopher O’Connor’s sentence had expired but the officials at his English prison didn’t release him. So he escaped. After his capture he was tried and given a five-month sentence for the crime of escaping from custody. O’Connor appealed and on November 16, 2010, England’s Criminal Court of Appeals overturned his conviction. The …

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