- Associated Press - Monday, June 1, 2015

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) - Police in Wheeling have arrested a man who escaped from a prison work release program in Huntington.

Media outlets report 46-year-old David Wayne Richardson was arrested early Sunday while police were investigating break-ins at two Wheeling businesses.

Richardson was being held Monday at the Northern Correctional Facility in Moundsville on charges of breaking and entering and escape.

According to the Division of Corrections, Richardson never returned from his work assignment May 22.

Richardson was serving a one-to-10-year sentence for a 2013 forgery and uttering conviction from Ohio County.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide