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Walkaway Inmate Who Crashed Stolen Car in Police Custody

Police say a minimum security inmate who walked away from a transitional work center in Concord, New Hampshire, has been arrested after crashing a stolen car in Rochester.

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    Walkaway Inmate Who Crashed Stolen Car in Police Custody
    Rochester Police

    Police say a minimum security inmate who walked away from a transitional work center in Concord, New Hampshire, has been arrested after crashing a stolen car in Rochester.

    The Department of Corrections says 40-year-old Jason William Chapman didn't show up for a 10:45 p.m. head count on Sunday and was placed on walkaway status. Rochester Police told WOKQ-FM that Chapman was arrested early Monday morning after fleeing from the scene of a crash and briefly struggling with officers in the woods.

    Chapman was serving a 1½ to 5 year sentence for theft. He is now charged with drunken driving, simple assault, resisting arrest and several other charges. It was unclear Monday whether he has a lawyer. 

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