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Old 08-04-2011, 10:14 PM
 
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When I say successful I mean someone who has escaped from prison never to have been found again. Someone who has been gone for a good number of years and are not really being looked for much anymore.
I do ... Andy Dufresne in the Shawshank Redemption.
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Old 08-05-2011, 11:09 PM
 
Location: Ohio
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Are you sure about that? State Prison yes. County Jail you have to fill out a form for every thing you want (except for maybe rec yard time, showers, jail food).......toothache, chaplain visit, bond reduction hearing, medical care, transfer to another cell, toothbrush, commissary you have to fill out a request form. Fill out a form to visit the law library and they'll throw it right back in your face laughing, at least in my neck of the woods they would.
Spent much time in the slammer have you? lol.... just kidd'in
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Old 08-05-2011, 11:11 PM
 
Location: Ohio
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I do ... Andy Dufresne in the Shawshank Redemption.
Haha... love that movie
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Old 08-07-2011, 07:13 AM
 
Location: Central, IL
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Are you sure about that? State Prison yes. County Jail you have to fill out a form for every thing you want (except for maybe rec yard time, showers, jail food).......toothache, chaplain visit, bond reduction hearing, medical care, transfer to another cell, toothbrush, commissary you have to fill out a request form. Fill out a form to visit the law library and they'll throw it right back in your face laughing, at least in my neck of the woods they would.
Then I need to come to your neck of the woods and get arrested, so I can get denied my rights, file suit and then get paid and never have to work again.
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Old 08-10-2011, 12:20 AM
 
Location: Earth
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Hard to call this a success, but Ted Bundy, at the time only a suspected serial killer, escaped from Prison in Colorado and made his way to Florida, where he killed 3 more women.

He was not apprehended in relation to the escape, so I suppose you could call it a success,
Bank robber Jacques Mesrine escaped from prison 4 times if I remember correctly, escaping from custody in his native France as well as Canada and the USA. He pulled off bank robberies while he was on the lam.
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Old 08-21-2011, 02:07 AM
 
Location: Arizona
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Someone who escaped from Folsom prison years ago is still on the lam. Don't know his name. IIRC, the only other Folsom escapee was caught.
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Old 08-21-2011, 01:25 PM
 
Location: Ohio
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I heard a couple months ago that a guy had been on the run for years, but returned home to his native italy because he missed the taste of his wife's lasagna and was promptly caught.

Anyone know anything about this?
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Old 08-23-2011, 12:30 AM
 
Location: Florida .
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Default Escape from Alcatraz

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When I say successful I mean someone who has escaped from prison never to have been found again. Someone who has been gone for a good number of years and are not really being looked for much anymore.
It's the only prison escape i've ever heard of . A lot of theories still exist if all 3 men made it to shore or died trying to . The movie is pretty good that stars Clint Eastwood as one of the culprits .
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Old 08-23-2011, 05:36 AM
 
Location: FL
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One of the more interesting ones became a hit movie in 1932 "I'm a fugitive from a chain gang" based on a true story about a man escaping from Georgia twice and eventually getting freedom.
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Old 08-29-2011, 01:20 AM
 
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It's the only prison escape i've ever heard of . A lot of theories still exist if all 3 men made it to shore or died trying to . The movie is pretty good that stars Clint Eastwood as one of the culprits .

Me, too. I've wondered if Frank Morris and the Anglin brothers succeeded in their prison break from Alcatraz in 1962. It would have been interesting if they had made a deathbed statement affirming the fact, as I'm sure they are probably gone by now (if they did made it).
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