WARSAW — A Warsaw man will serve four years in prison for two criminal cases involving escape and drugs.
In the first case, Nicholas Daniel Hall, 28, 3762 W. Old Road 30, Warsaw, was charged with escape, a level 5 felony. In the second case, Hall was charged with possession of methamphetamine, a level 6 felony. An unlawful possession of a syringe charge, as well as an additional case regarding syringe possession, were dismissed.
Hall was sentenced in Kosciusko Circuit Court.
On Aug. 13, 2018, Hall was sentenced to Kosciusko County work release. On Dec. 20, 2018, Hall was called to report for drug testing. While at the facility, Hall entered an unoccupied room at the work release center, escaped through a window and fled from the facility on foot.
On Feb. 6, 2019, a Kosciusko County Sheriff’s officer went to a residence to serve an arrest warrant on Hall. While arresting Hall, the officer found several containers and bags containing methamphetamine. Officers also found syringes and digital scales.
For the escape case, Hall was sentenced to three years in the Indiana Department of Correction. In the methamphetamine possession case, Hall was sentenced to one year at DoC. Both cases will be served consecutively. Judge Michael Reed recommended immediate placement in the Recovery While Incarcerated program for Hall.