Staff ReportNewsWest 9
A former federal fugitive from Odessa will be be spending a lot more time behind bars. 40 year old Dan Larry Ward was sentenced to an additional 15 years in federal prison for escaping from an Austin jail, and for being a felon with a gun. Almost a year ago, Ward was sentenced to 10 years in prison, but he was accidentally let out of jail over the summer. The additional time means Ward will be in the slammer for 25 years.