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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 18, 2014

Philadelphia Man Charged With Escape From Reentry Center

Lavine Jones, 38, of Philadelphia, PA, was charged today by indictment with escape from Liberty Management Service Residential Reentry Center, located at 1007 Lehigh Avenue, Philadephia, on November 27, 2013, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of five years in prison, three years supervised release, a $250,000 fine, and $100 in special assessments.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the United States Marshals and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Arlene Fisk.

An indictment is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Click here to view the indictment

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Updated December 15, 2014