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Deprived of work by COVID, prison escapee turns himself in after 30 years of beach life on the lam

CBS News
CBS News
 2021-09-15

Cover picture for the articleCanberra, Australia — A 64-year-old fugitive walked into a Sydney police station to give himself up almost 30 years after he used a hacksaw blade and bolt cutters to escape from prison, police said on Wednesday. Darko Desic decided to go back to prison because Sydney's COVID-19 lockdown made him jobless...

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Vern Alvaro
09-15

They will most likely send him back to the beaches. No point in keeping him after all this time. Growing marijuana? Oh boy. Such a terrible crime.

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nitty
09-15

that man kept his nose clean for 30 years .... if all prisoners was like this we would never have any crime .....

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rickietickie
09-15

in some countries it's not a crime and they won't pursue you if you escape. they have a human nature law basically stating that it's human nature to not want to be locked up and to try to escape.

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