Sunday, December 13, 2009

Where'd he get the gun?

Again, the elephant in the room, how did he get a gun?

I hope for the sake of these guards that they didn't smuggle a gun to him.

If they did I certainly hope they get prosecuted.

2nd worker fired over prison escape; 2 guards retire
By R.G. Ratcliffe - Houston Chronicle

AUSTIN — Texas Department of Criminal Justice officials have disciplined a second employee in the wake of a prison escape by a convicted child rapist who said he had help from workers in the Estelle Unit.

Two guards who were overpowered by Arcade Joseph Comeaux after he produced a gun while being transported to another prison Nov. 30 retired on Friday rather than face disciplinary action.

The two guards, Lance Waldo and Matthew Smith, had worked for TDCJ for 19 years, agency spokesman Jason Clark said Friday.

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