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Austin man sentenced to supervised probation on escape from custody and fleeing charges in Mower County District Court

An Austin man who escaped from a sentence to serve work crew on July 3rd, 2019 while a prisoner at the Mower County jail has been sentenced to a total of eight years of supervised probation in Mower County District Court.

.23-year old Logan Carlyle Cox was sentenced to five years of supervised probation for a felony charge of escape from custody and three years of supervised probation for a felony charge of fleeing peace officer in motor vehicle.  A misdemeanor charge for driving after revocation was dismissed with the guilty plea.  

Judge Kevin Siefken determined that the sentences will run consecutively. Cox originally pleaded not guilty to all three charges, but changed his pleas to guilty as part of the plea agreement.

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