Suspected AWOL private from Fort Carson arrested
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – Mesa County deputies arrested a 20-year-old private suspected of being AWOL.
Authorities say Pvt. Terrance Hilton had escaped a federal escort at Denver International Airport Wednesday while he was being transferred in handcuffs from Salt Lake City to Colorado Springs. Officials searched for him at the airport for about an hour.
The Mesa County Sheriff’s office says Hilton was arrested at a home in the county without incident Saturday afternoon. He is being held without bond.
Officials have said Hilton is from the Grand Junction area.
Fort Carson officials say Hilton is from the 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division.
Information from: KUSA-TV, http://www.9news.com