The Folsom Telegraph from Folsom, California on April 8, 1992 · 4
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The Folsom Telegraph from Folsom, California · 4

Folsom, California
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Wednesday, April 8, 1992
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A4 Tt Tetogntfl Wednesday. Aprf 8. 19Q2 Choose from one of our custom Easter baskets or . . .fill your old favorite with our unique . . . Quality Toys Games Books Puzzles 9 1 fc'MtIllXlXlj , . . and More! l J7 W. N'. t V1V W p 3i 1 k'g,'..Jf'v ...I I .Hill 't.-irn f b f,, , kM ' lk eon V .-; Folsom Prison inmate captured Nearly eight years after Stephen Leslie Wilson escaped from Folsom State Prison, FBI officials announced that the longtime fugitive was captured April 2 in London. Douglas Ball, special agent in charge of the Sacramento bureau, said the FBI had a surveillance of Wilson's common-law wife, Laurie Fitch, beginning in Orlando, Fla. and continuing through to Newark, N.J. and London. In London, the FBI enlisted the aid of Scotland Yard and the Surrey Constabulary. According to Ball, law enforcement agents followed Fitch from Gatwick Airport to Victoria Station on Thursday morning. Fitch then went into a hostel and within five minutes reappeared with Wilson. Scotland Yard officials moved in to arrest Wilson, who tried to flee, Ball said. A scuffle ensued, and Wilson was subdued and arrested. There were no injuries. Wilson, 47, appeared before the Bay Street Magistrates Court in London on Friday as part of the extradition process. At Folsom State Prison, spokesperson Lt. Marilyn Bales said warden Robert Borg was "extremely happy (Wilson) had been captured" Make a contribution to life after death. THE AMERICAN HEART ASSdlATION MEMORIAL PK( I .RAM. American Hart f Ai$ock3ttony Jhm torn provNM M pubNc Mrvto. and was back in custody. Bales said Wilson will more than likely be placed in a security housing unit in either Pelican Bay State Prison in Del Norte County or Corcoran State Prison near Fresno. She added that Borg was not the warden when Wilson escaped. According to FBI reports, Wilson was incarcerated in Folsom State Prison after pleading guilty to the May 1979 execution-style murder of his father-in-law, Bill Thornburg, a prominent Inyo County rancher. Wilson attempted to cover his crime by burying the body, which was not discovered until December 1979, Ball said. The FBI captured Wilson in November 1981 in Las Vegas. He In recognition of National Cancer Control month, Mercy Hospital of Folsom is offcf ng Free Colorectal Screening Kits to the public. During April 8 -17, you are invited to come to Mercy I Iospital of Folsom to pickup a free colorectal cancer test kit This test is done in the privacy of your home and then returned to the Laboratory at Mercy Folsom. This Coupon Entitles You to One Free Colorectal Screening Kit. Name: Address: Phone: Morcy Hospital of Folsom l650CrccksidcDr. Folsom, CA 95630 was convicted of murder and sent to Folsom State Prison in 1982 to serve a term of 25 years to life. It was August 2, 1984 when Wilson escaped from the prison by secreting himself in a furniture delivery truck and riding out of the prison. He then cut his way out of the truck using tin snips he had taken from the prison metal shop, Ball said. While a fugitive, Wilson was featured on the television program "America's Most Wanted" four times beginning in February 1990. He also appeared twice on "Unsolved Mysteries" and at least three times on "California's Most Wanted." After his television appearances, Wilson began contacting the FBI in Colorectal cancer is the second most common form of cancer in adults. If detected and treated early, this is one of the most treatable forms of cancer. To receive your free colorectal screening kit please bring .this coupon to Mercy Hospital of Folsom. tip " Call 983-742$ more Information. Opening day Opening day for both Little League and Girls Softball kicked off Saturday with a parade through town. Top, teams decorated pickup trucks for the parade and yes, you have to love these little guys. Middle, members of the Girls Softball League, including the Warriors, also participated in opening day ceremonies. Left, members of the Red Sox decided to forgo the truck and rode the parade route on bicycles. Photos-Tom Paniagua in London Florida, former Folsom prison warden Joe Campoy, and Sacramento television station KCRA-TV to justify his crime and brag that he would never be caught, Ball said. Wilson is one of only two prisoners who have escaped from the Folsom facility in the last 15 years. .The other fugitive, Glen Stewart Godwin, escaped through a storm drain on June 5, 1987 and is still at large. Flexyow Eqoity II San Francisco Federal's home equity credit line saves you money and gives you financial flexibility to consolidate loans and capitalize on investment 3 opportunities. 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