Minimum Security Inmate Missing from Transitional Housing Unit
(Concord, N.H.) The New Hampshire Department of Corrections announces that a minimum security inmate from the Correctional Transitional Work Center failed to return from a work detail and was placed on escape status. Chad William Lawlor, 39, of Orange, Massachusetts was last seen at 1:30 pm on April 10, 2014 at the New Hampshire State Prison’s farm at 314 North State Street in Concord.
He is described as white male, 5 foot 8 inches tall, 257 pounds, partially bald with hazel eyes. He was last seen wearing his green prison uniform.
He is currently serving a 2 ½ to 7 year sentence from Merrimack County Superior Court for Assault by Prisoners on Staff. He began serving this sentence on December 22, 2012 and is eligible for parole on June 19, 2015 with a maximum release date of December 20, 2019. His previous convictions include 6 to 20 years for Forgery and Receiving Stolen Property from Cheshire County Superior Courts. Those sentences end February 14, 2026.
The New Hampshire Department of Corrections Investigations Bureau and the New Hampshire State Police are investigating. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to contact their local law enforcement agency or the New Hampshire State Prison at 603-271-1801.
APPREHENDED APRIL 11, 2014