Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Escapees Caught In Storm?

Byline: Daniel J. Chacon Journal Staff Writer

Report Says Two Were Stuck in Santa Fe

Federal authorities and local police are trying to determine whether two of the seven prison escapees from Texas were stuck in a snowstorm in Santa Fe last week, Deputy Police Chief Beverly Lennen said Tuesday.

"It's questionable, but we're looking into it," Lennen said. "We just don't know right now."

Four of the seven escapees were apprehended Monday in and around a Woodland Park, Colo., RV park where they had been living, and a fifth committed suicide in their motor home.

The Colorado Springs Gazette reported Tuesday that a Woodland Park man who talked to the fugitives daily in the RV park said two of the seven left a week ago and got stuck in Santa Fe in a snowstorm. …

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