29 Harrowing Tales of Real-Life Prison Escapes

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29 Harrowing Tales of Real-Life Prison Escapes

In honor Alabamas newly-announced $1 billion prison, lets celebrate some scoundrels who told Johnny Law to go eat shit.

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PRISON ESCAPES NEIL MOORE TURNED HIMSELF IN BECAUSE ESCAPING WAS TOO EASY. Instead of asking his jailers for cigarettes or porn, Moore got a smartphone. With it he made a fake version of the County Court website, and mailed the prison freeing himself. Days later he turned himself in (because the man needed a challenge, we assume). CRACKED.COM

PRISON ESCAPES THEY PASSED PEACHES OFF AS GRENADES, YOU GUYS. Nadine had been learning how to fly helicopters for six months. Her husband was a petty bank robber called Michel Vaujour, and he had painted nectarines as grenades, as one does while jailed. Vaujour used his weapons to get access to the roof and climb up the cable Nadine dropped down from the chopper. CRACKED.COM

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PRISON ESCAPES OUTSOURCED LUXURY PRISON BREAK Drug kingpin Joaquín El Chapo Guzmán got to spend one of his jail stays chugging boner pills with sex workers, so of course his prison break was classy. Through sheer power and influence, he outsourced a mile-long tunnel complete with artificial light, air ducts, high-quality construction materials, and a friggin' motorcycle. What a legend. CRACKED.COM

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Sean Sykes, Jr. got out of an interrogation because his farts were too mighty for the detective to handle. After being found in a car with a backpack that had drugs and guns in it, he was brought in for an interrogation. When he stopped answering questions with anything other than farts, the interrogation was ended, and he wasn't charged with anything at that time. CRACKED.COM

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In June 1977 Ted Bundy served as his own defence lawyer in a murder case against him. Не was allowed to walk without handcuffs or shackles. Не was also allowed to use the law library and this is where he escaped from. When the guard went for a smoke, he escaped from the 2nd floor window. GRACKED.COM

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Jhon Gutiérrez Rincón and Olmedo Vargas escaped from a maximum security prison in Columbia by getting one of the guards drunk. 1.00 INPEC INPEC INI EPAMSCAS BOGOTA EPAMSCAS ERON BOGOTA 0113046 120 TD 113061306 SCAS N BIOKO D SEPTIFMARE DF2017 01 DICIEMBRE 2017 13046120 TD1130613 After sharing drinks with him, the inmates managed to соах the intoxicated guard into letting them out on a booze run, and run, they did. Booze? Not SO much. CRACKED.COM

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James Muth (who was arrested for assault with his bail set at $50,000) fled after he was mistakenly freed from the Boyd County jail in Kentucky. While acting upon an alert for his release that was issued in a different county, the Boyd County officials didn't think to verify his local criminal status (as per the usual protocol). To make matters worse, they realized their mistake but didn't notify the local police. CRACKED COM

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Serial killer Richard Ramirez, the Night Stalker, was once pulled over by a police officer when he was speeding away from a crime scene in a stolen car. MON-FRI The officer asked Ramirez whether he was the suspect in the recent string of rapes and murders. Ramirez responded, No way, man. The officer took his word for it, even though both the man and the vehicle matched descriptions that had been put out. Не then walked away from the vehicle, and Ramirez used the opportunity to make a run for it. CRACKED COM

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