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Tue Jul 24, 2012, 01:54 PM

Don't Steal a Cop Car in Louisiana and Try to Cross into Canada in Houlton Me Without a Passport!

Particularly if you're a prison escapee!
This guy wins the Dumb as Dirt award!

http://bangordailynews.com/2012/07/15/news/aroostook/escapee-from-louisiana-arrested-after-fleeing-houlton-port-of-entry/



Escapee from Louisiana arrested after fleeing Houlton port of entry


HOULTON, Maine — An escapee from a Louisiana detention center was taken into custody Saturday night after fleeing the Houlton Port of Entry earlier that day.

Benjamin Gottke, 43, had been at large since last Thursday after escaping from the Tensas Parish Detention Center in Waterproof, La., and stealing a backup police cruiser.

According to a report by Lindsey Shelton in the Natchez Democrat’s Saturday online edition, Gottke was serving time for simple burglary and had about nine months left on his sentence.
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Sunday morning Houlton Police Chief Butch Asselin said it appeared Gottke was planning on entering Canada in the stolen, unmarked police cruiser.

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