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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Colorado felon faces extradition after evading police


May 31, 2017

WORLAND – A Colorado felon wanted on multiple drug charges escaped from local law enforcement officials on May 22, was caught in Hot Springs County and is awaiting extradition to Colorado.

On the evening of May 22, at approximately 9:05 p.m., county officers attempted to arrest Kerr on a Colorado warrant for contempt of court and drug activity, when the fugitive escaped on foot and swam across a canal along West River Road and disappeared.

After being observed by county law enforcement through the use of night vision devices, Kerr was not spotted again until the morning of May 23, when an...

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