Police has captured a fugitive

by: - December 31, 2018
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Esron Jno. Baptiste

The Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force has located one man who escaped from police custody on December 29th 2018.

Esron Jno Baptiste, 29 years of age of Riviere Cyrique, who had been on remand at the Dominica State Prison for burglary, escaped police custody while seeking medical attention on the Alford Ward at the Princess Margaret Hospital.

According to the Public Relations Officer of the Dominica Police Force  Mr Simon Edwards, Esron Jno. Baptiste fled the Princess Margaret hospital between the times 9:50 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. He was recaptured at about 8:30 p.m. that same day travelling on the rear of a garbage truck in Pond Casse by the local police.

Esron is currently detained at the Dominica State Prison where he will now be charged for escaping lawful custody.