Green Pleads Guilty to Escape - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

08/18/05

Green Pleads Guilty to Escape

Green was arrested yesterday. Green was arrested yesterday.

Tarus Green pleaded guilty today to escaping from the Savannah Regional Youth Detention Center. Savannah-Chatham police arrested the 17-year-old yesterday after a three-day manhunt.

On Sunday, Green escaped the youth detention center when he climbed up on a basketball goal and jumped over a 14-foot fence.

Once Green pleaded guilty, the judge sentenced him to one year in prison.

Green is still facing charges as an adult for his involvement in a string of shootings in April.

Reported by: Michelle Paynter, mpaynter@wtoc.com

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