Police capture escapee

Authorities said they captured a man who escaped from custody at the St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department.
AP Wire
Nov 2, 2011

Police in Kalamazoo said in a statement that the 23-year-old Kalamazoo man was reported missing Tuesday afternoon by the Sheriff’s Department.

A Kalamazoo police officer on Tuesday night spotted a stolen vehicle that the man was believed to be driving. The officer tried to pull over the driver, who sped away and crashed a few minutes later.

Police said the driver fled on foot and the man was found about an hour later hiding under a loading dock at a nearby business. He was being held on charges in the escape.

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