Gregory Young Charged With Escape
A Midwest man wanted for escape from the Casper Re-Entry Center is back in custody.
Twenty-nine year old Gregory Young has been charged with escape, interference and property destruction.
Prosecutors say on Thursday morning February 21st, Young left his job and never returned, prompting the center to declare him an escapee.
On Sunday afternoon, Casper Police found him at a motel on East ‘A’ Street while responding to a disturbance.
initially he provided officers with a false name and when he was arrested for escape, he started to resist, but then stopped when his wife asked him to cooperate.
When taken to the police vehicle, young head-butted it, leaving a visible dent.
He was originally scheduled to be released in June and was finishing up a four-to-five year prison sentence for a possession of a deadly weapon with unlawful intent charge out of Albany County.
He is being held on $25,000 bond awaiting trial and could face up to 10 years in prison on the escape charge if convicted.