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Inmate walks away from Tulsa Transitional Center

Posted at 10:42 AM, Nov 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-03 11:42:55-04

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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