Border Patrol Nabs Escaped Nebraska Prisoner

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press


SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) - A man who escaped from a Scotts Bluff
County work release program has been recaptured by U.S. Border
Patrol agents near El Paso, Texas.
Scotts Bluff County Sheriff Jim Lawson says 24-year-old Nathan
McCoy had made it to Mexico.
While returning to the U.S. on Saturday, he was stopped by the
Border Patrol.
Agents took McCoy into custody after learning from the National
Crime Information System that he was wanted.
McCoy was in jail for shoplifting. Authorities say McCoy stole
at least three vehicles while he was on the loose.
He's expected back in Scotts Bluff County later this week.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, Trolling or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@kbtx.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus
KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 20741914 - kbtx.com/a?a=20741914