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Casper Re-Entry Center escapee arrested two months after failing to return from work release

(Matthew Jensen, NCSO)

CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) said on Wednesday that a Casper Re-Entry Center escapee was arrested on Wednesday in Bar Nunn.

NCSO said that Matthew Jensen had been allowed to leave the Casper Re-Entry Center at 10 a.m. Friday, November 12, 2021 as part of the work release program. While Jensen had been directed to return at 2 p.m. that day, he failed to return and was then reported to NCSO as an escapee.

Two months later, Jensen was located in Bar Nunn. NCSO said that deputies took Jensen into custody on Wednesday “without incident.”

NCSO provided no further details regarding the incident in Wednesday’s press release.