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A prisoner who escaped from a transport van in Maryland has been taken into custody after an extensive search that lasted several hours. The inmate, identified as 38-year-old Randy James Morris, escaped the van around 8:30 a.m. when it was stopped near Dorsey Run Road and Route 32, according to Maryland State Police (source: WTOP).
Search for Escaped Prisoner in Maryland
Police in Howard and Anne Arundel County launched a search for an escaped prisoner on Wednesday morning. The inmate, who was incarcerated for burglary, escaped from a transport van in the area of Dorsey Run Road and Route 32 (source: WBALTV). The search, which involved police officers on foot and in vehicles, lasted several hours before the prisoner was apprehended.
Maryland Inmate Captured After Four Days on the Run
Jeremiah Ballard, 27, who had escaped from a correctional facility in Sykesville, Maryland, was found and taken into custody by authorities after being on the run for four days (source: CBS News). Ballard was located at the Vista Garden Shopping Center in Upper Marlboro and was arrested after a foot chase (source: WJLA).