At least 3 prisoners released in error committed new crimes

FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2011 file photo, inmates walk past correctional officers at the Washington Corrections Center in Shelton, Wash. Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015 that more than 3,000 prisoners in Washington have been mistakenly released early since 2002 because of an error by the state's Department of Corrections. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file)OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — At least three Washington state prisoners released early because of a computer error committed crimes during the time they should have been behind bars, state officials said Thursday.

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