Del. DOC searching for wanted Dover inmate

William Bailey, 34, of Dover

Authorities are searching for an inmate who they say did not return from an approved job seeking pass, in Delaware.

The Delaware Department of Correction says 34-year-old William Bailey, an inmate at Morris Community Correctional Center (MCCC) in Dover, did not return from an approved job seeking pass, on Tuesday. A warrant for escape after conviction was issued since Bailey's whereabouts are unknown and unauthorized at this time. 

According to DOC officials, The 34-year-old is described as standing 5'09" tall, weighing 235 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes. His last known address is in New Castle, DE. Bailey is currently serving time for possession of a firearm by a person prohibited.

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 Bailey's whereabouts is asked to call the Department of Corrections at 800-542-9524 or your local police department.

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