Wolf Point Herald

Detention Center Escapee Arrested In Park Grove


An inmate who escaped Aug. 9 from the Fort Peck Adult Detention Center has been found and arrested in Park Grove.

Eric Fowler, of Wolf Point, was apprehended by Valley County Sheriff's deputies, Friday, Aug. 23.

He was arrested on felony charges of possession of dangerous drugs (methamphetamine) and failure to register as a violent offender and misdemeanor charges of possession of dangerous drugs (marijuana), driving with suspended license and failure to have a child properly restrained.

The Valley County Sheriff's Office had received information that Fowler had been staying with his girlfriend and her child. They had conducted a traffic stop and surprised Fowler after he had left the house at approximately 9:30 p.m.

Fowler had been held in the Fort Peck Detention Center on several charges including possession of dangerous drugs with intent to sell.