Austin woman facing felony escape from custody charge in Mower County District Court

An Austin woman who was recently given a furlough from the Mower County jail to attend drug treatment, but did not appear at the drug treatment facility and did not return to jail has been charged in Mower County District Court.

35-year old Angela Marie Edge, who is awaiting trial on a felony 1st degree drug charge was charged Wednesday with a felony for escape from custody.  Along with the first-degree drug charge, Edge is also currently awaiting trial for charges of fifth-degree drug possession and driving after revocation.

Edge’s next appearance in Mower County District Court is scheduled for January 23rd.