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Youth detention center director quits amid questions over escapes and alleged police chase

3 years ago August 03, 2012 Aug 3, 2012 Friday, August 03 2012 Friday, August 03, 2012 1:44:02 PM CDT in News
By: Mike Steele, Trey Schmaltz

BAKER- Daron Brown has resigned as director of the Jetson Center for Youth.

Brown's resignation comes amid scandal after two inmates escaped and an alleged police chase down I-10.

Brown claimed to be chasing a car with the two escapees inside, days after their escape, but they ended up not being involved. Some have questioned the reality of the chase.

A Jetson spokesperson confirmed Brown's resignation.

The two escapees were eventually caught.

Mike Steele is gathering more information; expect more on evening editions of WBRZ News2.

Also, check back for more updates.

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