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January 20, 2014 at 11:45 AM

Idaho prison escapees arrested in Washington

The Associated Press

BOISE — Officials in Idaho County say two men who escaped from the North Idaho Correctional Institution over the weekend are back in custody.

The sheriff’s office says Caleb Joe Thomas and Ridge Scott Dains were captured Monday near Walla Walla while driving a stolen vehicle.

The men were reported missing from the prison in Cottonwood early Saturday.

Thomas’ criminal record includes first-degree arson and grand theft while Dains’ record includes a burglary conviction. Both will be returned to Idaho County where they could face charges related to their escape.

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