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For Immediate Release

May 8, 2016

Contact: Jeff Lyons
Public Information Officer
Phone: 603-271-5602

Two Minimum Security Inmates Missing From Transitional Housing Unit

(Concord, NH) The New Hampshire Department of Corrections reports that two inmates escaped from the Corrections Transitional Housing Unit in Concord on Saturday, May 7, 2016. At approximately 9:00 pm another inmate reported to staff that they opened a window in the minimum security unit and exited the facility.

Johnathan Conrad Ellinger, 45, of Laconia, NH and Dale Wayne Clark, 42 , of Concord, NH were placed on escape status shortly after 9:00 pm.

Ellinger is described as a white male, 5' 10", 150 pounds with gray hair and blue eyes. He has tattoos on head, back, arms, abdomen and chest. Ellinger is serving a 3-6 year sentence out of Belknap County Superior Court for armed robbery., He began serving this sentence on June 18, 2014 and was eligible for parole on January 3, 2017.

Clark is described as a white male, 5' 8", bald with brown eyes. He has tattoos on his chest, arms, shoulder, and face. He is serving a 1 to 5 year sentence from Merrimack County Superior Court for Theft by Unauthorized Taking. He had 323 days of time served credited to his sentence. He was admitted to the New Hampshire State Prison on September 29, 2015 and his parole eligibity date passed on November 9, 2015. He has a maximum release date of May 10, 2018.

The New Hampshire Department of Corrections Investigations Unit and the New Hampshire State Police are investigating. Anyone with information about these inmates should contact their local law enforcement agency or the New Hampshire State Prison at 603-271-1801

Below left - Dale Wayne Clark. Below right - Johnathan Conrad Ellinger.

BOTH WERE CAPTURED ON MAY 8, 2016

image of dale wayne clark image of jonathan comrad ellinger
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