As Madras manhunt continues, neighbor worries arise

<p>Deer Ridge prison's neighbor alert system broken</p>

The Oregon Department of Corrections acknowledged Monday that neighbors of the Deer Ridge state prison weren't notified for hours about an escaped inmate, because their automated phone-alert system was broken. They promised to get it fixed.

Around 9:30 p.m. on Sunday night, Clinton Orvill Swearingen II, 31, escaped from the Deer Ridge Correctional Institution -- the first convict to do so since it opened on Ashwood Road east of Madras seven years ago

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