Penn Yan woman accused of escaping police custody twice

Police say a Penn Yan woman was taken into custody after escaping while being brought to centralized arraignment.

Kristen Oakes, 31, of Penn Yan was being brought to arraignment on prior charges of escape and a probation violation when she fled on foot.




She was apprehended after a short pursuit and taken back into custody.

Police charged her with another count of second-degree escape for escaping the detention facility.

She was held on $10,000 cash bail.

Want the latest headlines in your inbox each morning? Click here to sign up for our Morning Edition and Sunday Insight newsletters. They are dedicated to keeping you in the know. You can also download the FingerLakes1.com App for Android (All Android Devices) or iOS (iPhone, iPad)
Support Local Journalism