PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - The U.S. Marshals Service said Richard Wright was arrested in a Brooklyn, New York apartment around 4:30 a.m. Friday morning after receiving a tip.
Wright now faces five more years in prison. He has been charged with federal escape.
Authorities said Wright just walked away from the non-secure Satellite Camp Prison at the Federal correctional complex in Petersburg earlier this week.
Wright was considered a minimal threat, but authorities advised caution.
He was serving time for drug charges.
Authorities are looking into if someone helped Wright escape.