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Published October 12, 2010, 08:34 AM

Police find man who escaped from the minimum security jail in Detroit Lakes

Detroit Lakes, Minn. (WDAY TV) - A Detroit Lakes man is back behind bars and facing charges after escaping from jail on October 9th. 48-year-old Gregory Smith was in the minimum security jail in Detroit Lakes when he left through an emergency exit while still wearing his orange jail suit.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Detroit Lakes, Minn. (WDAY TV) - A Detroit Lakes man is back behind bars and facing charges after escaping from jail on October 9th.

48-year-old Gregory Smith was in the minimum security jail in Detroit Lakes when he left through an emergency exit while still wearing his orange jail suit.

Investigators say tapes of his phone conversations indicated he was planning to meet someone after his escape. Officers went to a home in Detroit Lakes where they found Smith hiding behind a couch. Bail is set at $200-thousand dollars.

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