Jefferson County inmate captured in Boulder

Associated Press
In this jail surveillance photo, made available Oct. 10, 2014 courtesy Jefferson County Sheriff's Office,inmate Travis Sandlin makes a phone call from Jefferson County Detention Facility, Colo. Sandlin escaped from the Jefferson County jail on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 and is allegedly committing new crimes. Authorities say the 32-year-old has stolen a total of three vehicles along with credit cards, which have been used across the Denver area. (AP Photo/Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)
AP | Jefferson County Sheriff’s Offic

GOLDEN — An inmate who escaped from the Jefferson County jail over a week ago has been captured in Boulder.

The sheriff’s office says 32-year-old Travis Sandlin was arrested Thursday morning.

Sandlin escaped through a fence in the recreation yard at the jail in Golden on Oct. 5, the first inmate to break out of the jail in its 27-year history. Since then, authorities say he stole at least three vehicles but remained in the Denver area.

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