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June 07, 2006

Six D.C. officers on leave during probe of jailbreak

Inmates recaptured after breaking window
By Jim McElhatton and Amy Doolittle
The Washington Times
Copyright 2006 News World Communications, Inc.

WASHINGTON- Six D.C. correctional officers have been put on leave as the U.S. Attorney's Office leads a criminal probe into the escape of two D.C. Jail inmates over the weekend, authorities said yesterday.

Inmates Joseph Leaks and Ricardo Jones were caught in separate locations in Maryland and Virginia Sunday after they broke into the warden's office and fled through a window Saturday.

Full story: Six D.C. officers on leave during probe of jailbreak

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