Man Fleeing Police Jumps Into Women's Prison

Discovers this was a poor way to end car chase
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 30, 2010 2:43 PM CDT
Man, the police will never catch me if I can get over this fence...   (Shutterstock)
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(Newser) – Here’s a tip for budding fugitives: avoid prisons. Ricky Flowers needs a reminder, considering that he led police on a 90mph chase across several Ohio towns and two interstates early Monday before hitting a dead end in front of a women’s prison facility. Flowers and the three other men with him then got out and tried to run. Police grabbed three of them, but Flowers managed to scale a fence—landing him right in the prison yard.

“He had nowhere to go. It was a little easier to get in than get out, apparently,” a police captain tells Fox 8 Cleveland. “They’re not all this easy to catch.” Flowers, 20, started the chase after being busted driving with a suspended license; now he and the men with him are facing quite a few more charges, including fleeing and eluding and obstructing justice.

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