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For Immediate Release

December 8, 2016

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

Two Work Release Residents Missing from Manchester Transitional Housing Unit

(Manchester, NH) The New Hampshire Department of Corrections announces that two work release residents are missing from the Calumet Transitional Housing Unit in Manchester, NH after they failed to report to work on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. The two were given permission to leave the facility for their overnight jobs at 10:00 pm but never made it to their employer and were placed on walkaway status at 1:30 am, Thursday, December 8, 2016. They were scheduled to return to the facility by 11:00 am.

Terry Michael Deschenes (left), 26, of Seabrook, New Hampshire is described as a white male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 185 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He was convicted in Rockingham County Superior Court for multiple counts of burglary and was sentenced 2 ½ - 7 years in prison with 89 days of time served credited to his sentence. He was admitted to the NH State Prison for Men on November 6, 2014 and was eligible for parole on February 3, 2017 with a maximum release date of August 6, 2021.

Steven Thomas Martinson (right), 49, of Manchester, New Hampshire is described as a white male, 6 feet tall, 210 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. He was convicted in Hillsborough County Superior Court of Possession, Distribution, or Manufacturing of controlled drugs-Opium. He was sentenced to 1 year minimum to 3 years maximum and was admitted to the NH State Prison for Men on February 29, 2016. He was eligible for parole on February 27, 2017 with a maximum release date of February 27, 2019.

The New Hampshire Department of Corrections Investigations Bureau and the New Hampshire State Police are investigating. Anyone with information about these two individuals should contact the New Hampshire State Police or their local law enforcement agency.

A walkaway is considered an Escape and is a Class B felony punishable by 3 ½ - 7 years in prison


BOTH APPREHENDED DECEMBER 8, 2016

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