Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Fugitive Spun Tales Of Santa Fe.

Byline: Daniel J. Chacon Journal Staff Writer

Police Can't Verify If Escapees Were Here

The Texas Seven in Santa Fe?

Whether the notorious gang of prison escapees dubbed the Texas Seven visited the City Different is still a mystery to local police.

"They may have come through here, but we don't know," Police Deputy Chief Beverly Lennen said Friday. "It looks very doubtful, but I don't want to totally rule it out."

In any case, the seven fugitives six of whom were captured near Colorado Springs this week while the seventh committed suicide had Santa Fe on their minds.

At least three Colorado residents who came into contact with the escapees who broke out of a maximum-security Texas prison Dec. …

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