Work Release Resident Missing from Manchester Transitional Housing Unit
(Manchester, NH) The New Hampshire Department of Corrections announces that a work release resident is missing from the Calumet Transitional Housing Unit in Manchester. Christopher Michael Lanagan, 33, of Manchester, ran from the facility at approximately 11:30 pm, Monday, August 8, 2017, after correctional staff questioned him about unauthorized property in his possession. He was placed on walk away status a short time later.
Lanagan is described as a white male, 5 foot 7 inches tall and 190 pounds. He has dark hair and blue eyes. He has multiple tattoos on his neck, arms, forearms, and chest.
He was sentenced in Rockingham County Superior Court to 2 to 5 years with 261 days of time served credited to his sentence for Operating after Being Certified a Habitual Offender. He was admitted to the New Hampshire State Prison on April 19, 2016 and is eligible for parole on November 9, 2017. His maximum release date will be July 30, 2020.
The New Hampshire Department of Corrections Investigations Bureau and the New Hampshire State Police are investigating. Anyone with information on his whereabouts should contact New Hampshire State Police or their local law enforcement agency. Walking away from a work release transitional housing unit can result in a criminal charge of Escape, a Class B felony, punishable by 3 ½ - 7 years in prison.
APPREHENDED AUGUST 9, 2017