Wyatt board chairman promises accountability after escape

Wyatt board chairman promises accountability after escape


THIRTY A-M. (MM) WE ARE ALSO WORKING DEVELOPING NEWS NOW– ON THE CAPTURE OF AN ESCAPED INMATE– FOLLOWING A FIVE DAY’S LONG MANHUNT. TONIGHT– JAMES MORALES IS BEING HELD BY FEDERAL AUTHORITES AT AN UNDISCLOSED LOCATION. (HE) HE WAS CAPTURED — FOLLOWING A SECOND ATTEMPTED BANK ROBBERY IN MASSACHUSETTS. NEW TONIGHT– WE ARE LEARNING MORE ABOUT HIS ARREST — AND WHAT THE DETENTION CENTER HE ESCAPED FROM — IS DOING TO PREVENT THIS FROM HAPPENING AGAIN. (MM) EYEWITNESS NEWS REPORTER STEPH MACHADO JOINS US LIVE FROM CENTRAL FALLS NOW– WITH MORE. POLICE SAY JAMES MORALES WILL BE IN FEDERAL COURT IN PROVIDENCE TOMORROW TO FACE AN ESCAPE CHARGE… IT WAS MASSACHUSETTS STATE POLICE WHO NABBED HIM AFTER THEY SAY HE TRIED TO ROB TWO BANKS TODAY. JAMES MORALES TAKEN INTO CUSTODY IN MASSACHUSETTS….AFTER A 5-DAY MANHUNT THAT TOOK A SURPRISING TURN ON THURSDAY WHEN HE WAS SUSPECTED OF TRYING TO ROB A BANK IN CAMBRIDGE…SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS LOOKED JUST LIKE HIM… THEN LATER, POLICE SAY HE ATTEMPTED TO ROB ANOTHER BANK IN SOMERVILLE… STATE POLICE TROOPER JOSEPH MERRICK SPOTTING HIM ON THE WAY OUT… I saw the suspect, which I believed to be the escapee from Rhode Island. After a foot chase, a couple fences…I was able to get him into custody STATE POLICE SAY MORALES HAD A MOTORCYCLE HELMET, GLOVES AND A FANNY PACK ON HIM WHEN HE WAS CAPTURED… AUTHORITIES ARE RELIEVED THAT THE ACCUSED CHILD RAPIST AND WEAPONS THIEF IS BACK BEHIND BARS. Merrick: It was a great job by everybody just to get him off the street. I want to express that this incident is wholly and entirely unacceptable and inexcusable. BACK IN RHODE ISLAND THE BOARD OF THE CORPORATION THAT RUNS THE WYATT DETENTION FACILITY HAD AN EMERGENCY MEETING TO DISCUSS SECURITY PROCEDURES AND WHAT WENT WRONG THAT ALLOWED MORALES TO ESCAPE… STARTING BY CLIMBING A BASKETBALL HOOP IN THE REC YARD… Gallant: Anyone and everyone responsible for this escape will be held accountable CHAIRMAN LUKE GALLANT TOOK NO QUESTIONS FROM REPORTERS…INCLUDING ABOUT WHY THERE WAS A LONG DELAY IN DISCOVERING MORALES WAS MISSING…. BUT HE PROMISED A FULL REPORT WILL BE MADE PUBLIC AT THE END OF THE INVESTIGATION. THREE CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS AND A SUPERVISER HAVE BEEN PLACED ON LEAVE HERE AT WYATT…. POLICE WOULD NOT SAY WHERE MORALES IS BEING HELD NOW….BUT SAID BRINGING HIM BACK TO WYATT IS “OFF THE TABLE.” LIVE IN CENTRAL FALLS STEPH MACHADO EYEWITNESS NEWS.

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