Next stop prison for wanted man

By SANCHESKA BROWN Tribune Staff Reporter sbrown@tribunemedia.net A PRISONER who escaped from custody more than a month ago was back behind bars last night after being spotted taking a jitney ride. Frederick Green, alias Frederick Neeley, 29, was caught by police on a bus at Wulff Road at around 2.30pm. Police say they received a tip-off from a man who said he saw someone fitting Green's description getting on to a purple and white jitney on Kemp Road, heading west toward Wulff Road. Minutes later the bus was intercepted by police on Wulff Road in the area of FYP Hardware Store. Green was arrested and is being held at the Wulff Road police station until his arraignment. The 29-year-old escaped from custody while seeking medical attention at the Princess Margaret Hospital on February 21. He allegedly fled the hospital's chest ward through a window around 4am after the prison officer assigned to him left to use the bathroom. After his escape, prison officials maintained that the officer secured Green in restraints before leaving to use the restroom. However, the accused was gone when the officer returned. Green was remanded to Fox Hill Prison after being charged with the 2009 armed robbery of 18 tourists at Earth Village. He is still awaiting trial. He was also charged with the 2004 stabbing death of Dale Williams. However, he was acquitted of the charge after claiming he was defending himself against an attempted rape by a "gay, HIV positive man". Green is expected to be arraigned in connection with his escape sometime this week. The last prisoner to escape from PMH was 28-year-old Dorian Armbrister, on December 13. Armbrister was serving a 27-month sentence for stealing from a shop. Although he was outfitted with leg restraints and on 24-hour guard, he escaped the healthcare facility by jumping through a bathroom window. He was shot in the buttocks by prison officers on Dowdswell Street a short time later.


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