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Illinois man charged with attempted escape


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BESSEMER — An Illinois man is facing local charges after he tried to escape from the custody of the Iron County Sheriff’s Department in late April.

Devin Jacob Snow, 29, is charged with escape while awaiting trial for a felony in Gogebic County regarding his attempt to flee custody while at Aspirus Ironwood Hospital.

Even though Snow was arrested in Iron County prior to his escape attempt, Gogebic County Prosecutor Nick Jacobs said the fact the incident happened in Ironwood meant he “has appropriate jurisdiction over (Snow).”

The charges carries a...

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