Maine: State prison reviews security following escape attempt


By Leanne M. Robicheau, Staff Writer
Bangor Daily News

WARREN- A high-profile escape attempt at the Maine State Prison last week has prompted corrections officials to take a second look at security, Warden Jeffrey Merrill said.

On Oct. 24, a Maine State Police tactical team armed with assault rifles arrested Susan Watland, 47, of Jackson in a parking lot outside the prison after officials were tipped about an escape plot.

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