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For Immediate Release

July 10, 2017

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

Work Release Inmate Missing from Manchester Transitional Housing Unit

(Manchester, NH)  The New Hampshire Department of Corrections announces that an inmate walked away from the Calumet Transitional Housing Unit in Manchester on Friday, July 7, 2017.  Michael Maurice Chiasson, Jr., 41, formerly of Concord ran away from the facility after a Corrections Officer questioned him about unauthorized property he had in his possession.

Chiasson is white male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 172 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

He was sentenced in Merrimack County Superior Court to 4 to 20 years for Felonious Sexual Assault, with 299 days of time served credited to his sentence. He also had five years suspended from his maximum. He had previously served two 3-6 year sentences for Theft in Cheshire County Superior Court. He was admitted to the New Hampshire State Prison June 18, 2013 and was eligible for parole February 21, 2016.  His maximum release date is August 22, 2027.

The New Hampshire Department of Corrections Investigations Bureau and the New Hampshire State Police are investigating. Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call the New Hampshire State Police or their local law enforcement agency.

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