Authorities in Lac du Flambeau caught up with a Vilas County inmate who walked away from a Marshfield hospital.
After complaining of paralysis in his lower extremities Jeffery J. Bauman Jr., 18, was taken to St. Joseph's hospital in Marshfield. Tuesday night, he managed to walk away from the facility.
Before 1 a.m. Wednesday Lac du Flambeau Tribal Police located Bauman who fled in a vehicle.
Bauman was taken into custody at 3:02 am without incident after crashing the car and attempting to flee on foot. He faces new felony charges for escape, fleeing an officer and recklessly endangering safety.
Deputies are now investigating whether Bauman had help with his escape.
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