Inmate walks away from Billings prerelease center

2012-12-23T06:30:00Z 2012-12-26T15:08:13Z Inmate walks away from Billings prerelease centerGazette Staff The Billings Gazette
December 23, 2012 6:30 am  • 

Authorities are looking for a woman who walked away from a Billings prerelease center Saturday.

Michelle Peterson, 26, left the Passages Women's Program at 1001 S. 27th St. around 5 p.m., according to a news release from Alternatives, Inc., the agency that runs the corrections program.

Peterson is is described as Caucasian, 5 feet, 7 inches tall, 130 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.

She was sentenced for criminal possession of dangerous drugs in Lewis and Clark County and entered the Passages program Aug. 21.

The Department of Corrections requests help from the public in locating Peterson. She should be considered dangerous, as she faces a 10-year sentence for felony escape, the release said.

People with information on this person can call local law enforcement or Alternatives, Inc., at 294-9609.



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