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Drug Suspect Who Eluded Capture In Greenwich Arrested

Greenwich Police arrested a man who was able to evade capture earlier in the month.
Greenwich Police arrested a man who was able to evade capture earlier in the month. Photo Credit: File

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Greenwich Police arrested and charged a man who had evaded capture from authorities outside his Cos Cob home earlier this month, according to greenwichtime.com .

Bryan Francois, 21, who dubbed himself "Black Houdini" after his escape from officers while wearing handcuffs, was arrested in a hotel in Whiteville, N.C. He waived extradition Friday and was taken back to Greenwich, where he was arraigned on charges including operating a drug factory, possession of drugs and evading capture, greenwichtime.com said.

Francois had served six months in Westchester County Jail on previous drug charges and was on probation when he fled authorities, greenwichtime.com reported.

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