Federal Escapee Apprehended by U.S. Marshals

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Denver, CO – An inmate who had escaped from FCI Englewood in
Colorado after walking away from a satellite camp at the prison was
apprehended without incident by the U.S. Marshals Service from the
District of Colorado and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation at
approximately 11:30 am today in Grand Junction, Colorado.
Frank Elliott was serving a 15 year sentence for
a conviction of federal drug charges out of the District of South
Dakota. BOP discovered Elliott was missing from custody after conducting
a prisoner count. U.S. Marshals in Denver developed information that
Elliott had fled to Grand Junction. It is not clear how he traveled to
that area. Elliott was found in a park near a bus station by Deputy
Marshals and CBI agents from the Grand Junction Office. It is believed
Elliott was possibly trying to travel back to Denver. An investigation
into his time on the run is ongoing.
“The U.S. Marshals would like to thank the
Colorado Bureau of Investigations and other local and federal partners
for their assistance in the quick capture of Frank Elliott.” said U.S.
Marshal David A. Weaver of the District of Colorado.
The U.S. Marshals Service is the federal
government’s primary agency for fugitive investigations. With the
broadest arrest authority among federal law enforcement agencies, the
U.S. Marshals provide assistance to state and local agencies in locating
and apprehending their most violent fugitives.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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