Northern Idaho Prison Escapee’s Captured


By Paul Johnson

UPDATE: From the Idaho Department of Corrections: The Idaho County Sheriff’s Office says Caleb Joe Thomas, and Ridge Scott Dains, were captured while driving a stolen vehicle near Walla Walla, Washington.

Thomas and Dains escaped from NICI shortly after midnight Saturday. IDOC is conducting a thorough review of the events that led up to the escape.

Cottonwood, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - The two men who escaped the North Idaho Correctional Institution in Cottonwood early Saturday morning have been captured. The Idaho County Sheriff’s office confirms the two, Ridge Scott Dains and Caleb Joe Thomas, were located and taken into custody earlier this Monday morning. Details to the capture have not been released. Idaho’s First News is working to obtain further information and will have it on the air and online as soon as it becomes available.

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