By JOSH MITCHELL
The Baltimore Sun (Maryland)
The escape of a Harford County inmate last month could have been prevented with a device that costs $20, county authorities said.
The county sheriff's office has purchased two dozen "blue boxes" -- plastic-and-metal devices placed over handcuff chains to restrict wrist movement -- in response to the Jan. 24 escape of Terrence Kasses Washington.
Md. deputies to use 'blue boxes' on handcuffs