Prisoner escapes by "walking away"

1:16 PM, Feb 20, 2014   |    comments
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MACHIASPORT, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A prisoner walked away from Downeast Correctional Facility Wednesday afternoon. Probation officers apprehended him Thursday around noon and officers will transport him to Androscoggin County Jail. John Michaud, 46, was serving a two-year sentence at the minimum security facility for multiple counts of burglary and theft. 

Michaud started his sentence at Maine Correctional Center in Windham in June 2013. Officials transferred him to Downeast on September 5, 2013.  

Michaud's release date was May 20, 2015. After, he was scheduled to serve probation until September 26, 2017.


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