Maday sentenced to 13 years

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">Police capture escaped convict Robert Maday, on the ground. Photo by Mike Anzaldi. ( Mike Anzaldi)</span></div>
October 27, 2009 4:57:21 PM PDT
The man who escaped and led police on a 26-hour manhunt in September faces new charges. Robert Maday was being transported to a sentencing hearing on September 17 when Cook County officials said he disarmed two state's attorney guards and escaped.

Maday led police on a manhunt that included carjackings and a bank robbery in just over a day. He was captured again after a high-speed chase and crash.

During Tuesday's court appearance in Rolling Meadows, Maday was surrounded by federal and county police officers. He was sentenced to 13-years for his escape and was also slapped with a new charge of aggravated vehicular carjacking.


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