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Work release escapee arrested without incident in WV casino

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John Riblett left a work release center in Charleston and was captured at Mardi Gras Casino. John Riblett left a work release center in Charleston and was captured at Mardi Gras Casino.
Nitro police arrested a work release escapee early this morning without incident.

John Riblett left the Charleston Work Release Center Monday morning and never returned, police said.

Nitro police got a tip Riblett was at the Mardi Gras Casino.  Police said security called them and said they recognized Riblett from pictures they'd seen.

Riblett was arrested around 3:30 a.m. without incident.  He's been charged with felony escape.