Northern Arapaho Man Sentenced For Escape from Custody
United States Attorney Christopher A. Crofts announced today that on February 5, 2014, Garrett Blackburn, a 21-year-old enrolled Northern Arapaho man from Arapahoe, Wyoming, appeared in Federal District Court in Casper, Wyoming for sentencing before United States District Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on the charge of escape from custody. Blackburn had previously been sentenced to 16 months incarceration following his conviction for a charge of assault resulting in serious bodily injury. Blackburn was transferred from FCI Englewood to the Volunteers of America Community Corrections Center (VOACCC) in Gillette, Wyoming to complete his period of imprisonment. At the time of his escape from VOACCC, Blackburn had approximately nine weeks left to serve on his original sentence.
For this offense, Blackburn was sentenced to 13 months imprisonment, to be followed by two years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100.00 special assessment. The case was investigated by the United States Marshals Service.
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