INMATE ESCAPE: Work Release Escapee
A work release prisoner at the Fort Des Moines Residential Correctional Facility is on escape status.
The Iowa Department of Corrections says 27-year-old Daniel Avery failed to return to the facility Monday. He is serving a 15 year prison term for robbery, assault, criminal mischief, OWI, and escape.
Avery is described as a white male with brown hair and green eyes. He is six-foot-one and 164 pounds. He has several tattoos including the word “East” with flames on his right forearm.
If you have any information about Avery’s location you’re asked to contact the Des Moines Police Department or the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.