Maryland fugitive caught in Chesterfield

Devin Champagne
Devin Champagne

Posted by Terry Alexander - email

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - A suspect who escaped in Maryland, was found last night, hiding in a home in Chesterfield County.

Authorities say Devin Champagne, a convicted thief, was being taken to jail in Maryland, when he slipped out of his cuffs, and choked the deputy who was driving him.

The deputy passed out...and Champagne took off.

He was eventually found in hiding in a home in Chesterfield.

Tonight he's now charged with attempted murder, assault and escape.

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