“Damn it, Otis, don’t put the balloon down in the prison parking lot! How am I, Lex Luthor, the greatest criminal mind, to escape if you put it down in the parking lot?”

Relax, it wasn’t a prison-break attempt at Coffee Creek state prison; they went into lockdown just to be sure, but the problem was an errant hot-air balloon from the Tigard hot-air balloon festival. They ran into some trouble, and they had to touch down somewhere, so the prison parking lot it was. Oregon: Things Look Different Here.
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2 Responses to Masterminds?

  1. lectorconstans says:

    This came over the news today:

    “3 men escape from Canadian jail using helicopter”

    • maxredlines says:

      Actually, they were captured again today – in a luxury condo in Montreal. The escape was made a little over a week ago. It was, however, the second time in a year that a helicopter was employed in escapes from Canadian prisons.

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