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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 6, 2015

Renewal Escapee Sentenced To 18 More Months In Prison

PITTSBURGH - A local man has been sentenced in federal court to 18 months imprisonment to be served consecutive to the defendant’s other federal sentence, and followed by three years supervised release, on his conviction of escape, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Terrence F. McVerry imposed the sentence on Termaine R. Washington, 25, of Pittsburgh, Pa.

According to information presented to the court, Washington was charged with escape on April 8, 2014. Washington had been transferred to the Renewal, Inc. Residential Re-entry Center located in Pittsburgh, PA. On April 8, 2014, Washington left Renewal, Inc. and did not return.

Assistant United States Attorney Shardul S. Desai prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the United States Marshals Service for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Washington.

Updated July 14, 2015