At least four inmates from the minimum-security center of Darwin, Australia’s Berrimah Prison have escaped and returned, probably more than once. According to jailers, the inmates were met on the outside by “partners,” who loaded them up with prison necessaries. The group got drunk, smoked a couple of joints, and the prisoners snuck back in unnoticed. [...]
Marie Hilley, who killed her husband with poison and attempted to do away with her daughter in the same way, was so well-behaved in prison that officials gave her a three-day furlough. After walking out of prison, she spent four days crawling around in cold, muddy woods until she was found on February 26, 1987, and brought to a hospital where she died.
A Texas man who was able to escape police Saturday after a narcotics arrest, was however, unable to escape his handcuffs, and called 911 to complain that they were cutting off his circulation.
An amazing video shows four people dramatically swimming to freedom from East Germany in 1988
These two dramatic short videos put together by authorities in Collier County Florida demonstrate how to quickly get out of a rapidly sinking vehicle. The most important tip, which is not pointed out in either video is: Don’t waste precious moments calling 911 while still in the car. Escape should be your number-one priority.
On February 15, 1978, Ted Bundy was arrested, this time for good. While at a Colorado jail, he’d sawed a hole in his cell and lost 35 pounds to be able to wriggle through it. He made his way to Chicago, then Michigan–where he caught a college football game–and finally down to Florida, where he killed six women before being captured.
After a litany of lame excuses intended to get her out of an arrest, Ohio woman Tamara Grissett told police she was in pain and was having complications with her pregnancy. No word on whether she is actually pregnant.
In a potentially great escape gone wrong, a Texas man trying to free a prisoner joins him in the lockup.