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Ala. man recaptured after escaping courtroom

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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Mobile County Sheriff's officials say a teen who escaped from a courtroom and eluded authorities has been recaptured.

AL.com (http://bit.ly/X8NzwQ ) reports 18-year-old Deven Lane Stephens escaped a Mobile courtroom, ran from several officers and bondsmen and ran downtown Wednesday morning after his bail had been revoked. The man had not been placed in handcuffs.

Stephens was arrested on charges of manufacturing and trafficking methamphetamine and was also charged with burglary.

Police say they found the man hiding under a house in Chickasaw, just north of Mobile.

 

Information from: Press-Register, http://www.al.com/press-register/

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