In 2014, an Arizona man escaped prison to meet with his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day. The man crawled past razor wire, scaled two fences and made his way to a bar about 10 miles away.

Arizona jailbird escapes to meet his girlfriend for Valentine’s Day

Arizona suspect Joseph Andrew Dekenipp went from jailbird, to lovebird, and back to jailbird — all in three hours.

So much so that he crawled past razor wire, scaled two fences and made his way to a bar about 10 miles away, according to authorities.

Dekenipp went missing Friday afternoon from a fenced recreation yard at the detention center in Florence, according to the affiliate.

When inmates there returned to their residential units, Dekenipp was nowhere to be found.

He’d made the daring escape and was headed to a bar in nearby Coolidge, where he was going to meet his girlfriend, the affiliate said.

Pinal County deputies used K-9s to track him, but then his scent disappeared, the affiliate said. They pulled over cars … Continue Reading
Source: https://www.cnn.com/2014/02/16/justice/arizona-valentines-prisoner-escape/