Prisoner Escape Raises Concerns

By: Adam Vasallo
By: Adam Vasallo

Workers at Lynn's House of Style are still shaken after Tuesday's escape.

Their beauty shop is located across the street from the Farmers Market, which is where James M. Williams escaped from prison work detail.

Melodie Thurman, a stylist there, says, "It was scary, it was real scary because everyday we come to work and we see them working across the street and I have always seen only one guard with them and I've thought that it's so many for one guard."

Melinda Wilson, the owner, adds, "I think they should have more guards with prisoners out like that because you got people round in the community walking and everything. Anything can happen."

The prison warden says one guard was overseeing 11 inmates at the time of the escape.


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