- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A fugitive has been arrested after federal agents saw his photo in a Washington state newspaper that ran a story about a low-budget horror movie.

The News Tribune reports (https://bit.ly/1JqhmOs ) that 44-year-old Jason Stange, a convicted bank robber, plays a leading role in the movie “Marla Mae.” The Olympian newspaper ran a feature story on the film Friday with photos that showed Stange on the film set in Olympia.

Federal agents tracked down Stange and arrested him Friday at a restaurant near the set.

Stange pleaded guilty to an armed bank robbery in 2006 and was given a prison sentence of more than nine years. A federal probation violation warrant was issued last year after Stange left a halfway house.

The film’s producer says Stange will remain in the film, scheduled for release next year.

___

Information from: The News Tribune, https://www.thenewstribune.com


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide