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Bowen's bad day at work ends in arrest
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A Rock Island man had a bad day at work when he tried to flee deputies by ducking into a bathroom at the plant where he was working.The man, Matthew Edward Bowen, 29, entered guilty pleas before Special Judge Larry Ross to charges of possession of meth and driving on a revoked license. He was ordered to serve 60 days of an 11-month, 29-day sentence and pay $750 plus costs.Bowen was wanted on outstanding warrants which stemmed from a hit-and-run accident where he left the scene of an accident a month before. Lawmen had tracked him through the identification numbers he left behind when he abandoned his wrecked car and jumped into another vehicle to flee the scene.