Alderson Police Chief Jeremy Bennett told WVVA-TV that 29-year old Leland Barnes was found on Saturday morning in Monroe County.
Police say Barnes had been arrested in Colorado on sexual assault charges. While behind bars in Jefferson County, Colo., he was caught with contraband and was going to have his sentence extended.
But Barnes escaped while on work release and took the bus on March 30th en route to Beckley. After numerous interviews, an informant told police where Barnes was hiding out.
Barnes is currently in Southern Regional Jail and waiting to be sent back to Colorado.
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