KY Fugitive Captured In Pennsylvania After Standoff

MORGAN, Pa. (AP) - Law enforcement agents say they've caught an escaped convict from Kentucky who was in a standoff at a suburban Pittsburgh hotel.
Authorities say they used special tactics to get 35-year-old
Anthony Ray Artrip, of Ashland, Kentucky, but they wouldn't elaborate.

Authorities say Artrip barricaded himself in the Knights Inn hotel in Morgan when U.S. Marshals tried to serve him a warrant around 9:30 Monday morning. He was apprehended shortly before 3 p.m.

Authorities say Artrip escaped from a northern Kentucky jail by
climbing through the roof in June while awaiting sentencing for bank robbery convictions in Ohio.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by Casey Location: Lexington on Oct 8, 2007 at 12:36 PM
    It's time to cuff him and stuff him Boss cause he's layed around and played around long enough.
  • by CHRIS Location: Lex, KY on Oct 8, 2007 at 11:23 AM
    GET HIM!

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