SCCC inmate sought on escape charge in Georgetown

Kelly Steele

Delaware DOC is searching for an inmate who they say did not return from an approved work pass, in Georgetown.

Officials with the Delaware Department of Correction say 34-year-old Kelly Steele, an inmate at the Sussex Community Corrections Center (SCCC) in Georgetown, did not return from an approved work pass, on Saturday. A warrant for escape after conviction was issued, since Steele's whereabouts are currently unknown and unauthorized at this time.

According to authorities, Steele is described as standing 5'03" tall, weighing 145 lbs., with blonde hair, and green eyes.Her last know address is in Seaford, DE. Steele is currently serving time for violation of probation burglary second degree.

SCCC 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 Steele is asked to call the Department of Corrections at 800-542-9524 or your local police department.

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