A convicted sex offender serving a sentence at Bonneville Correctional Center has been charged in 5th Circuit Court in connection with an escape from a work detail a week ago, court records show.

Barde Howard Beckstead, 50, was charged with escape, a second-degree felony, after he fled from a work assignment at a Deseret Industries store March 11, according to records.Bonneville County, Idaho, deputy sheriffs captured Beckstead when he contacted police from a phone booth and offered to turn himself in.

Beckstead was sentenced to a 5 years to life term in 1981 for aggravated kidnapping and aggravated sexual assault on an 11-year-old boy.