MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — An inmate who escaped from the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Stillwater last Friday morning has been located and taken into custody, according to the Minnesota Department of Corrections.
Corrections officials say Patrick James Buswell, 40, was serving a 60-month sentence for a weapons offense when he walked away from the minimum security unit. His electronic monitoring device was later found by local police.READ MORE: Good Question: How Do Trees Know When To Bloom?
On Wednesday at 2:40 a.m., authorities located Buswell at a rural residence in the Holcombe, Wisconsin area and he is now in custody at the Chippewa County Jail.READ MORE: Minnesota Companies Mining Gold From Nostalgia For Decades Gone By
Now, Buswell is expected to face new criminal charges for escape in Minnesota and possible narcotics charges in Wisconsin.MORE NEWS: After Her Kids Were Hacked, Cybersecurity Engineer Writes Children's Book
He was apprehended by the DOC’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit, the U.S. Marshals and the Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation.