Man booked on escape warrant

From Local Sources


JASPER — A man authorities allege fled from lawful detention Sept. 2, 2018, was brought to the Dubois County Security Center from Crawford County on Tuesday on a Dubois Superior Court warrant charging him with a Level 5 felony count of escape.

Michael D. Burnette, 39, 104 Pine Meadow Court, Jasper, is alleged to have fled from Dubois County Community Corrections where he had been on work release after being sentenced in May in multiple drug-related cases.

Authorities booked Burnette into the security center at 5:01 p.m. Tuesday on the active escape warrant.

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