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Renewal Escapee Sentenced to 20 Months in Prison

October 17, 2013

PITTSBURGH – A Renewal Center resident has been sentenced in federal court to 20 months incarceration and three years supervised release on his conviction of escape from custody, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Terrence F. McVerry imposed the sentence on Alfonso Evans, 23, of Pittsburgh, Pa.

According to the information presented to the court, Evans escaped from the Renewal Center on Sept. 29, 2012, and never returned.

Assistant United States Attorney Gregory C. Melucci prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

The United States Postal Inspection Service and the United States Marshals Service conducted the investigation that led to the prosecution of Alfonso Evans.

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