Offbeat Man captured after escaping work-release center in Alabama

18:27  04 june  2018
18:27  04 june  2018 Source:

Thousands evacuate as Alberto bears down on northern Gulf Coast

  Thousands evacuate as Alberto bears down on northern Gulf Coast Subtropical Storm Alberto has gained an early jump on the 2018 hurricane season, heading toward expected landfall sometime Monday on the northern Gulf Coast, prompting thousands to evacuate. Though the Atlantic hurricane season doesn't officially start until Friday, Alberto has become the first named storm this year, throwing disarray into long holiday weekend plans along Florida's Gulf Coast.Franklin County, which is in the Florida Panhandle, issued mandatory evacuations for its barrier islands,  Reuters reported. The evacuations affect about 4,200 homes.The National Hurricane Center in Miami said at 2 a.m.

  Man captured after escaping work-release center in Alabama © Provided by Hearst Television, Inc. An inmate who escaped from a work-release center last week has been recaptured in Alabama.

The Alabama Department of Corrections stated that 47-year-old Anthony Scott Marler was captured about 60 miles away from the Childersburg Work Release Center around 4:36 a.m. Saturday.

Marler escaped from the minimum-security facility while wearing a white prison jumpsuit on May 25.

Marler was convicted of manufacturing drugs in 2014. He was being sought for parole violations and other outstanding warrants when he reportedly backed a stolen pickup truck into a police vehicle and then exchanged gunfire with officers during a traffic stop in December 2017.

He was arrested a week later with a different stolen vehicle.

The Department of Corrections said Marler is serving 20 years for manufacturing controlled substances.

Raccoon captured after making daring climb up Minnesota building .
A raccoon that made a daring climb up a Minnesota office building and captivated an audience was captured and picked up by wildlife officials Wednesday after making it all the way up to the roof. The raccoon, who was dubbed #mprraccoon, was finally captured after trappers lured it with food on top of the UBS Building in St. Paul.“After a delicious meal of soft cat food, #mprraccoon has been caught and will be picked up by Wildlife Management,” the UBS Plaza tweeted.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!