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Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force Captures Escapee

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SPOKANE, Wash- Today at approximately 2:00 pm, the U.S. Marshals led Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force arrested Sandra Irene Duffy (Age-47) in north Spokane. Through investigative sources and anonymous information, the PNVOTF was able to determine the wherabouts of Duffy. Duffy has been booked into the Spokane County Jail.

On January 10,2012, Duffy, a federal inmate, walked away from a scheduled medical appointment on Spokane's South Hill while with her attorney. Duffy was furloughed on a court order that allowed her to go to her appointment with her attorney. U.S. Magistrate Judge Cynthia Imbrogno issued a Bench warrant for Duffys arrest on January 12, 2012. Duffy was originally charged in July of 2011 with Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine.

U.S. Marshal Craig Thayer commented on the arrest of Duffy stating, "The U.S. Marshals service would like to extend our appreciation for the assistance of the public, the media, and to all law enforcement agencies that participated in the search and apprehension of the suspect." Special thanks goes out to the DEA, the Wenatchee PD, Moses Lake PD and Grant County SO.

The PNVOTF is a Task Force comprised of  the U.S. Marshals Service, the Department of Corrections, U.S. Border Patrol, Social Security OIG, along with state and local law enforcement agencies.

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