Phillip Paul, who was on the run for three days, had been planning the break for "at least the last several months," Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich said at a news conference.
Paul was recaptured at about 4 p.m. PT in Goldendale, Washington, sheriff's Sgt. Dave Reagan said. Goldendale is about 250 miles from the site of Paul's escape from a county fair in Spokane County, Washington.
Police received a tip Saturday afternoon that Paul was dropped off by a person he managed to dupe into giving him a ride to Goldendale, Knezovich said. Police spotted him hiding in a wooded area about 100 yards from the drop-off point Sunday and eventually arrested him while he was trying to hitch another ride, Knezovich said.
Why would they think to take them to the fair?
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Answer by yourspecialkid at 11:23 AM on Sep. 21, 2009
wow...the company my DH works for takes mentally ill adults to the state fair & its hard enough for them to keep track of them. i cant imagine trying to take mentally insane convicts...im just glad they caught the guy!
I used to work in a kids toy store and we had a group come in twice a month. I had to ask them to stop coming. The people that were supposed to be watching them would wander off, sometimes even leave the store, talk on their cell phone etc...and these people were being left with little kids....NOT GOOD!
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