• Short Summary

    THE RING_LEADER OF THAT BIG NORTH CAROLINA PRISON BREAK HAS BEEN CAPTURED. STATE POLICE AT?

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    SPOT SHEET:



    MS -- HILLIARD AND GAUTIER



    POLICE PUT MAN (CQ) INTO CELL



    MS -- STONE AND HENSLEY



    POLICE CHECKING CAR



    CU -- HOSTAGE SOWERS



    MS -- TWO PRISONERS



    STRICKLAND IN CAR




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    Background: THE RING_LEADER OF THAT BIG NORTH CAROLINA PRISON BREAK HAS BEEN CAPTURED. STATE POLICE AT MARTINSVILLE, VIRGINIA (place - source), GRABBED CHARLES "YANK" STEWARD THIS MORNING AFTER HE CRASHED HIS CAR DURING A HIGH-SPEED CHASE. STEWART WAS INJURED SLIGHTLY IN THE CRASH. THAT LEAVES SIX OF THE ORIGINAL TWENTY CONVICTS STILL AT LARGE. EARLIER, FOUR OF THE FUGITIVES WERE CAPTURED IN CAMBRIDGE, OHIO (place. source).

    AN ALERT GAS STATION ATTENDANT TURNED IN THE ALARM AND TWO OF THE CONVICTS -- HILLIARD IN MAN (CQ) AND LESLIE GAUTIER (CQ) -- WERE PICKED UP AT THE GAS STATION. THE OTHERS -- GRADY STONE (CQ) AND GLEN HENSLEY (CQ) -- WERE SPOTTED AS THEY ROAMED THE STREETS OF CAMBRIDGE AND WERE ARRESTED WITHOUT A STRUGGLE.

    IN PILOT, VIRGINIA (place - source), POLICE CAUGHT THREE MORE. THEY HAD SEIZED A HOSTAGE -- SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD JOHNNY SOWERS (CQ) -- BUT RELEASED HIM UNHARMED. THE THREE CONVICTS -- JAMES STRICKLAND (CQ), WILLIAM VAUGHN (CQ) AND DOUGLAS ANDERSON (CQ) -- WERE HEAVILY ARMED, BUT DID NOT RESIST ARREST. SO FAR NOW, FOURTEEN CAPTURED ALTOGETHER -- AND NOT A SHOT FIRED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4PDQFL5QTV0XIESK08D7C5UB4
    Media URN:
    VLVA4PDQFL5QTV0XIESK08D7C5UB4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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