Wisconsin prison escapee arrested in Alexandria

Police arrested a fugitive who escaped from Sanger B. Powers Correctional Center in Oneida, Wisconsin in Alexandria.

The escapee has been identified as 38-year-old Dustin Bone. According to police, they utilized a license plate reader to locate and apprehend Bone, who was driving a stolen vehicle. 

Police say Bone was a wanted fugitive who escaped from a Wisconsin facility on September 11, 2023. He was successfully taken into custody on September 15. 

"This arrest is a great example of how we use the newest technology tools in our continued effort to keep our community safe," said Alexandria Police Chief Don Hayes.


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Bone was convicted of armed robbery and sentenced to seven years in state prison in 2016. He is currently being held in the William G. Truesdale Adult Detention Center.