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Two Department of Corrections Escapees in Custody in Southeast Salem
June 15, 2013

Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext 247

Liz Craig
Department of Corrections
(971) 600-6131

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Two escaped inmates sought after they fled Mill Creek Correctional Facility Friday night were taken into custody following a multi-agency search involving Oregon State Police (OSP), Salem Police Department, and Marion County Sheriff's Office (MCS).

The second escaped inmate, SHANE WILLIS, was taken into custody Saturday, June 15, 2013, by MCSO deputies at approximately 2:30 p.m. in the vicinity where the search was being conducting in southeast Salem. The first escapee was arrested at approximately 12:15 p.m. by O
regon State Police (OSP) and Salem Police Department in the vicinity of Bryan Johnston Park and Creekside Golf Club in southeast Salem. OSP troopers arrested inmate TYSON McCOMAS near SE Mildred Lane and SE Box Canyon Street after receiving a citizen's tip of a person matching the description of the escaped inmates.

Both escapees are now in custody. Area law enforcement agencies and the Department of Corrections appreciates the public's cooperation.