Escaped inmate caught in Countryside

February 8, 2012 5:57:21 AM PST
A man who escaped a Wisconsin jail last month has been arrested in the southwest suburbs.

Police found Steven Sampson Tuesday at a motel near Countryside.

Sampson, who was serving time for stalking, was on a work release program when he got away.

He is from Riverside and police believed he would return because he has family there.

Last year he became physically violent with his girlfriend and injured her when she tried to call police.