Derek Capozzi

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9:17 am
Tue November 19, 2013

U-S Supreme Court Rejects Capozzi Escape Appeal

Derek Capozzi
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A federal inmate with Mafia ties who escaped custody while in Kentucky has lost an appeal before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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11:05 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Appeals Court To Weigh Arguments In High-Profile Escapee's Case

LEXINGTON, Ky.-- A federal appeals court is set to consider issues related to the guilty plea and sentencing of a federal inmate with Mafia ties who escaped from custody while in Kentucky.

The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals announced Monday it will consider briefs from prosecutors and 40-year-old Derek Albert Capozzi starting Aug. 1. The case will be submitted in legal briefs. Capozzi was sentenced to 51 months in prison escaping while being transferred to a federal prison in Pennsylvania. Capozzi later pleaded guilty.

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1:27 pm
Mon September 24, 2012

Escapee With Mafia Ties Gets 51 Month Prison Sentence

LEXINGTON, Ky.  --  An inmate with Mafia ties has been sentenced to 51 months in federal prison for escaping from federal custody while being transferred to a federal prison in Pennsylvania.

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4:43 pm
Sun July 22, 2012

Inmate Claims He Had To Escape To Get Medical Care

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- An inmate with Mafia ties is asking a judge to have a heart, claiming his own ticker is in such bad shape, he just had to escape from federal custody to seek help.

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