TULSA--Officials with Department of Corrections say that inmate Michael M. Watts was discovered missing at 9:11pm during a facility count Thursday at the Tulsa Transitional Center.
According to officials with DOC, Watts signed out on an approved off center work itinerary at 8am but did not return at 8:30pm as expected.
Officials say Watts is a 26-year-old Native American man, 5-feet 10-inches tall and weighing approximately 200 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes.
Watts is serving time for drug possession and escape after lawful arrest.
The center is a halfway house that is home to nearly 300 inmates.
People with information about Watts can call the DOC’s fugitive hotline toll-free at 866-363-1119.
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