An escapee from the Bolduc Correctional Facility, a minimum-security prison in Warren, was captured today off County Road in Scarborough, according to Scarborough police.

Police said Clifford J. Perkins, 26, of Old Orchard Beach, was captured without incident in some woods about 1:30 p.m.

“He didn’t put up any resistance,” police Sgt. John O’Malley said.

He said Perkins escaped on Nov. 21 from the facility. The prison is designed for prisoners who have less than five years remaining on their sentences to help rehabilitate them so they can return to the community. O’Malley said he did not know what Perkins had been convicted of previously.

Scarborough police said they worked in cooperation with the Maine State Police and the Maine Department of Corrections to develop information from anonymous sources that alerted them that Perkins was in the County Road area of town. The Southern Maine Regional SWAT Team was deployed and was able to locate Perkins and take him into custody, O’Malley said. He said he did not know how long Perkins had been in the woods.

The Southern Maine Regional SWAT team is a consolidated team consisting of police from Scarborough, South Portland and Cape Elizabeth.

Clifford J. Perkins


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