One of three prisoners who escaped in far north Queensland has been charged, while the other two, who have convictions for violence, remain at large.
An escaped prisoner has been charged with burglary and car theft offences after being captured and arrested in far north Queensland.
But 19-year-old Beau-Daniel King’s two violent accomplices are still at large.
The trio fled a low security farm at the Lotus Glen Correctional Centre at Mareeba, on the Atherton Tableland.
King, who was serving a six-month sentence for break and enter, was found about 85km away in the Cairns suburb of Manoora on Sunday morning.
He’s since been charged with escaping unlawful custody, burglary, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, stealing and unlicensed driving.
He’ll appear in Cairns Magistrates Court on Monday.
Meanwhile, authorities are continuing their search in the Cairns area for Nawie Asera, 19, and Elijah Tapim, 20, who escaped alongside King.
Asera was serving three years and nine months for robbery with violence, while Tapim was in prison for four years for assault.