Offense of Escape Law and Legal Definition

In Ohio, the offense of escape is defined as: "No person, knowing the person is under detention or being reckless in that regard, shall purposely break or attempt to break the detention, or purposely fail to return to detention, either following temporary leave granted for a specific purpose or limited period, or at the time required when serving a sentence in intermittent confinement." Mansfield v. Warden, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 109459 (S.D. Ohio Oct. 7, 2009)