Community Corrections inmate escapes, gets arrested

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

An escape of sorts… and then an arrest after an inmate in Community Corrections doesn't return.

The Sheriff's Office says 32-year-old Scott Stivener was on work release, left Sunday morning, and never returned.

That's when they issued a warrant for his arrest.

Sources say his brother turned him in.

According to jail records, Stivener was serving a two year sentence in Community Corrections for a 2007 trespassing conviction.

The Mesa County Sheriff's Office did not have enough information to immediately comment but say community correction is not a lockdown facility and it usually serves criminals with less serious offenses.
Stivener is being held on a $20,000 dollar bond.

He's scheduled to face a judge later this week.


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  • by Jeff McFadden Location: Fruita, CO on Apr 13, 2009 at 07:35 PM
    How is it his news? The guy was serving a trespassing conviction. Who cares if he left the work release program. He's not a threat. This isn't news. Jeff
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