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Authorities are hunting for four inmates who escaped from a federal prison in Virginia this weekend, officials mentioned.
Corey Branch, Tavares Lajuane Graham, Lamonte Rashawn Willis and Kareem Allen Shaw went lacking from the Federal Correctional Intricate Petersburg’s satellite camp in Hopewell, Virginia, all-around 1:45 a.m. Saturday, FOX 5 of Washington D.C. described. Hopewell is found about 20 miles from Richmond, Virginia, which is the state’s funds.
An investigation is underway
The inmates were described missing by the U.S. Bureau of Prisons, who claimed the inmates walked absent from the minimum protection facility. No other information concerning their escape were being furnished.
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The U.S. Marshals Assistance, the FBI and local legislation enforcement organizations ended up immediately notified of the missing inmates and an interior investigation into how they escaped has been initiated, FOX 5 documented.
In accordance to the report, a single of the inmates was serving a drug-similar sentence, one was serving a firearm-possession sentence, whilst the other two ended up serving time for both equally drug and firearm-similar offenses.
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Shaw, 46, was sentenced to 16 yrs for conspiracy to sell heroin.
Willis, 30, was sentenced to 18 a long time for possessing and concealing a stolen firearm and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Branch, 41, was sentenced to 13 years for intent to distribute fentanyl. He was also convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Graham, 44, was sentenced to 10 years for possession with intent to distribute cocaine and gun fees.
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