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Published April 04, 2011, 08:02 AM

ND man pleads guilty to escape from halfway house

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A man accused of fleeing a Fargo halfway house after he was caught stealing from the facility has pleaded guilty in federal court. Authorities accuse 35-year-old Jason Eagle Horse of walking away from Centre Inc. after he was told that Fargo police would charge him with theft. The incident allegedly was captured by Centre security cameras.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A man accused of fleeing a Fargo halfway house after he was caught stealing from the facility has pleaded guilty in federal court.

Authorities accuse 35-year-old Jason Eagle Horse of walking away from Centre Inc. after he was told that Fargo police would charge him with theft. The incident allegedly was captured by Centre security cameras.

Eagle Horse was transferred from prison to the halfway house in October as part of an eight-year sentence for assault with a dangerous weapon.

Eagle Horse pleaded guilty to escape. Sentencing is set for June 28.

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