(Casper, Wyo.) — Joel S. Elloitt, the man who firebombed the Sheridan County Attorney’s Office
in June of
2014 and tried to escape from the
Natrona County Detention Center in December, has been indicted in the
United States District Court in Casper for his escape attempt.
A grand jury has charged that Elliott attempted to escape from the Natrona
County Detention Center at approximately 1:15 a.m. on Dec. 15, 2015,
according to court documents.
Elliott made the escape attempt within a secure location inside the
detention center, Oil City reported
. Elliott never breached the
secured area, nor were there any injuries to the inmate or any of the
Elliott will face a trial for the escape attempt in Casper, and the
sentence for an escape attempt is up to five years in prison and a $250,000
Elliott was sentenced to 37 years in prison in December for the 2014 arson
of a building receiving federal funds; using a firearm during and in
relation to a crime of violence; possession of an unregistered firearm; and
false declaration before the grand jury.
Feature photo Federal Court building in Casper. / Pitchengine Communities
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