David Sweat

Prison Break Report
The New York State Inspector General’s Office is faulting the Clinton Correctional Facility for “chronic complacency and systematic failures” that allowed two killers to escape.
More Time for Sweat
The man who killed a Broome County Sheriff’s Deputy in 2002 will have to foot the bill for his escape from a maximum security prison in Northern New York last spring.
David Sweat in Court
David Sweat has been arraigned on three felony counts in connection with his escape from a maximum-security state prison.
The 35-year-old Sweat made a brief appearance August 20 in Clinton County Court.
Sweat did not enter a plea to two counts of escape and one count of promoting prison cont…
Prison Workers Suspended
A dozen Clinton Correctional Facility employees have been placed on administrative leave in the aftermath of the escape of David Sweat and Richard Matt.
The state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision announced the action Tuesday morning...
Prison Survival Course?
David Sweat, one of the two killers who escaped from a maximum-security state prison, may have had an important advantage in living in the North Country while on the run.
Sweat actually may have benefited from tips he learned from a prison wilderness survival course...
Captured Escapee David Sweat Talking to Police
Former Broome County resident David Sweat is said to be speaking with police after his capture following his escape from a maximum-security state prison.
Sweat was shot by a state trooper near the Canadian border Sunday afternoon, more than three weeks after he and Richard Matt broke out of the Clint…
Search Enters Third Week
Police looking for David Sweat and Richard Matt stopped thousands of vehicles and searched wooded areas of Allegany County over the weekend but turned up no sign of the prison escapees.
The search focused on an area of Interstate 86 near Friendship and Amity after a woman told authorities Saturday af…

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