- Associated Press - Friday, December 8, 2017

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Authorities say an inmate from a prison in northwest Oregon who escaped while being transported to a work assignment in Salem is back in custody.

The Oregon Department of Corrections says Tualatin police officers arrested 42-year-old Lorrie Hocker on Friday afternoon.

Department of Corrections officials said Hocker had exited a van and fled on foot Monday morning.

Hocker was incarcerated in September at the Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Wilsonville for coercion and felony assault charges. She was scheduled to be released in July.

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