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Missing since January, police find escaped inmate

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A man who escaped from work release in January has been caught, according to the Linn Co. Sheriff's Office.

James Robert Gaines was arrested on Sunday, April 19 by Cedar Rapids Police officers at 2760 A Ave NE. He had been missing since Jan. 26, when he didn't return from a court ordered work search program. He is now in the Linn Co. Jail awaiting trial for warrant to escape, and violation of a no-contact order.. He was initially serving a 300 day sentence

for contempt of court for violation of a no-contact order.

Original Story: http://www.kwwl.com/story/27955413/2015/01/27/authorities-looking-for-linn-county-inmate

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