DOC officials: Dover inmate wanted after walking away

Stephen Lemmons, 28, of Dover

The Department of Corrections is searching for a walk away inmate, in Dover, after he reportedly failed to return from an approved work pass.

The Delaware DOC reports that Stephen Lemmons, an inmate at Morris Community Correctional Center, did not return from an approved work pass, on Sunday. Officials say that they have issued a warrant for escape after conviction, since Lemmons' whereabouts are currently unknown.

According to the report, the 28-year-old is described as standing 5' 07", weighing 150 lbs., with brown hair and blue eyes. His last known address is in Dover, DE. Lemmons is currently serving time for violation of probation: burglary third degree.

MCCC is a level four Community Corrections Center. Community Corrections Centers are level 4 facilities that helps those who are transitioning back into the community. Level four facilities are not secured like level five facilities. At level four facilities, offenders are allowed to leave the facility to go to work, seek jobs, or attend approved treatment sessions.

Anyone with information related to the whereabouts of Lemmons is asked to call the Department of Corrections at  800-542-9524 or your local police department.

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