Posted: Feb 1, 2013 3:06 PM by ASSOCIATED PRESS
DETROIT (AP) - Federal authorities have charged a Wayne County jail inmate with assisting the escape of another inmate by switching identity wristbands.
The U.S. Marshals Service says Rocky Marquez had promised to take care of Adrian Rivera when Rivera gets out of jail.
Rivera was charged Friday in Detroit federal court. Meanwhile, Marquez still is on the run, nearly two weeks after leaving the jail - and it's not his first escape.
When Marquez was arrested on Jan. 14, he was wanted in Arizona for escaping the Maricopa County jail in Phoenix eight months ago.
The Marshals Service says Rivera flushed Marquez' wristband down a toilet after the two men made the switch. Rivera told authorities that he would pretend to be asleep when Wayne County jail officers called Marquez' name.
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