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If you have been charged with escape, immediately contact me, former prosecutor Justin Caldarone of The Caldarone Law Group, P.A., for a free consultation to protect your liberty and good name! Call 239-244-3242 or email the office.

How Are Escape Charges Prosecuted?

To prove the crime of Escape, the State Attorney must prove the following three elements beyond a reasonable doubt:

  1. The person charged was [under arrest and in the lawful custody of a law enforcement official] or [convicted of a crime and sentenced to a term of imprisonment and committed to a penal institution by a court].
  2. While a prisoner, the person charged was [confined at a penal institution] or [being transported to or from a place of confinement] or [working on a public road].
  3. The person charged escaped or attempted to escape, intending to avoid lawful confinement.

Fla. Stat. § 944.40