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A federal magistrate in Sacramento ordered a convicted bank robber who shot a police officer back to certain imprisonment in Connecticut only a week after his story appeared on the TV show “Unsolved Mysteries.” Jean Marie Gagnon, 35, a native of Montreal who was featured on the NBC program, was arrested by California Highway Patrol officers during a traffic stop near Orland in northern California, the Marshals Service said. Gagnon, who was on the Marshals Service’s “15 Most Wanted” list, was being held in the Sacramento County Jail pending court action. Gagnon escaped in August, 1985, from federal custody in Hartford, Conn., where he was serving a 39- to 54-year sentence for the attempted murder of a police officer and robbery of a Springfield, Mass., bank in 1977.


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