Cottonwood prison escapees caught near Clarkston, Wash.

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BOISE, June 7, 2014 — The two inmates who escaped from North Idaho Correctional Institution on Wednesday are back in custody.

Acting on a tip, Asotin County sheriff’s deputies found Tyler Dean Davis, 23, and Dylan James Ames, 23 near Swallows Park south of Clarkston, Washington at about 7 p.m. PDT Saturday. The men were taken into custody without incident.

Davis, IDOC #103798, and Ames, IDOC #107450, fled from the prison near Cottonwood on Wednesday morning while helping unload a delivery truck.

Davis’ criminal history includes a felony conviction for grand theft in Ada County.

Ames’ criminal history includes felony convictions for possession of a controlled substance and two counts of illegal possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver in Kootenai County.
 
The men now face the possibility of additional charges related to their escape.

Story published: 06/07/2014
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