|AD.|| ||Escaped from team working outside gaol - did not like gaol.|
(1993) 69 A Crim R 230
|Escape|| ||35 days||FT 12m||AD||Serving time for assault and armed robbery||During escape committed further serious offences in South Australia.|
|Escape|| ||7 days|
|Escalating record involving property and drug related offences.|
Female - Returned to de facto and three children - arrested after mother informed police - escaped because of psychological effects of separation from baby.
Fresh psychological evidence.
|Escape|| ||1 week|
AT 15m 1w
|Serving time for dishonesty offences||Female - dallied on way to work release - panicked on arrival and escaped - no pre-meditation - no further offences.|
|AD||Lengthy record||No violence associated with escape and no further offences – arrested by police during RBT - escaped because of threats to life upon arriving at prison (mistaken identity)|
|Serving time for two AR and LMV||Climbed fence at Kirkconnell and found four hours later by warders - returned without protest - no reason for escape, but depressed.|
MT 1y 3m
AT 1y 2m
| ||Reasons for escape were the 'very real pressures' on prisoner.|
|Escape|| ||1 year|
|Long record. ||Escaped while working as a sweeper outside MTC - prisoner had been threatened.|
Female - climbed over wall at Norma Parker Centre - unpremeditated - no offences committed whilst at large.
Sexually abused by stepfather, history of drug and alcohol abuse.
|Dishonesty, driving||Over fence at Silverwater - caught by police - escaped for "personal reasons" and "to clear my head."|
|Escape||PG||very short time||FT 3m||AD||prior conviction for escape|
Escaped from toilet at hospital wearing only underpants and bandage - apprehended short time later in car park area - escape was part of suicide bid - seeking to be shot by officers.
Contrition, psychiatric disorder.
 NSWCCA 63
FT 4m 2w.
|multiple stealing, BES, assault, GIC, breach parole.|
During conveyance from court to gaol, opened police van door while stopped and ran - captured shortly thereafter, having injured foot and back as was still in handcuffs – no planning - able to open door by pushing it - under influence of medication taken for drug addiction
Erroneously sentenced on basis he manipulated door lock
 NSWCCA 70
|Escape|| ||23 days|
Escaped from minimum security gaol while collecting branches for aviary.
Exceptional case - suffering psychological distress after witnessing massacre in Lebanon - very bad experience in gaol - wrongly labelled informer by prison authorities and subjected to threats and violence - received no assistance from authorities and forced into segregation.
 NSWCCA 100
|Escape||PG||more than 3y 6m|
Walked out of minimum security centre - while at large served term of imprisonment in Northern Territory - not extradited to NSW until three years later.
Amount of time at large makes escape a remarkable one - aggravating feature.
 NSWCCA 144
|Escape||PG||very short time|
| ||Spur of the moment - no premeditation - no aggravating features - cry for help in relation to suicidal wife - escaped at place liable to be seen - injured self on wire and found walking along road making no attempt to avoid capture.|
 NSWCCA 525
|Attempt escape||PG|| |
Female - climbed two fences abandoning attempt after recognising attempt would fail.
Mother of 4y child – immature - drug addiction - some evidence of rehabilitation.
 NSWCCA 516
|Escape|| || ||FT 12m|
|serving sentence for drug offences|
Escaped from minimum security centre and went to Victoria to obtain extensive medical treatment - felt receiving insufficient treatment in custody.
Committed further offences - suffering serious medical condition.
 NSWCCA 82
|Escape||PG||nearly 12 months|
|serving lengthy sentence for violence|
Escaped from minimum security using gardening tools - wife waiting in car - degree of planning - long time at large - escaped after pressure from wife needing support - committed no offence while at large - wife died from drug overdose.
Evidence of good rehabilitation.
 NSWCCA 200
|Escape||PG||7 mins||FT 4m||AD||serving sentence for robbery in company|
Saw open gate at minimum security centre and walked out - picked up almost immediately.
Female - Aboriginal with traumatic background, drug addiction, raped.
 NSWCCA 233
|Escape|| || ||12m|
|serving sentence for BES||Escape related to domestic situation - intellectual disability not made clear at sentence|
 NSWCCA 69
|AD||Serving sentence for BE with intent to kidnap||Escaped from Goulburn gaol with intention of proving innocence in relation to sentence being served – forced cell bars open with metal device made in metal shop.|
 NSWCCA 94
Date of commencement of sentence brought forward by 4m
|Serving balance of parole for Agg AR||Escaped from Auburn Hospital – committed offences in Vic and served sentence – sentence for escape effectively subsumed by parole to be served – judge inappropriately took into account deportation following sentence – error in not taking into account that parole revocation order had not been rescinded at time of sentence|
 NSWCCA 252
Agg BES – lengthy criminal record – escape offence on record
Assault and AOABH – significant record
Driving offences – extensive record – escape offence on record
Escaped together from low security correctional centre in far west – left in stolen prison utility – pursued by police – H apprehended after 2 hours – C and D stole second car – apprehended after 36 hours when vehicle ran out of fuel
C – heroin and alcohol addiction – bleak prospects of rehabilitation
D – abused as a child – heroin and alcohol addiction – affected by decision of authorities not to allow him to attend father's funeral
H – drug addiction
 NSWCCA 104
|AD||Lengthy record including two escapes|
Escaped from Long Bay – working as welder in minimum security area – means of escape unknown – unremarkable escape
(18 – 19)
 NSWCCA 244
Rob in Co
AA for sentences of robbery offences only
NPP 4y 4m
|Lengthy record – AR breached conditional liberty – Rob in Co committed as escapee|
Escaped from correctional centre by cutting through fence and climbing wall – while escapee attacked taxi driver with two co-offenders – punched victim in face twice – above range criminality
Aboriginal youth with chaotic upbringing and alcohol and drug abuse – 25% guilty plea
 NSWCCA 98
Serving sentence at Long Bay – Went to Prince of Wales Hospital Randwick for treatment for heart condition – escaped from the hospital.
SJ erred in not finding special circumstances – protective custody – poor health.