MANCHESTER, NH — A low-security inmate on work release failed to return to the Calumet Transitional Housing Unit on Lowell Street in Manchester, and is considered an escapee.
On Saturday, November 5, 2016, Thomas Andrew Ramirez, 24, of Manchester, was given permission to attend an outing and was ordered to return at 11 p.m. He did not return. He failed to respond to multiple attempts to contact him and was placed on walkaway status at approximately 1:00 a.m., November 6, 2016.
Ramirez is described as a white male, 5-feet-5-inches tall, 130 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He has a tattoo on his left arm.
Ramirez was sentenced in Hillsborough County Superior Court in Manchester to 1 ½ to 3 years in prison for criminal threatening. He had 57 days of time served credited to his sentence. He is eligible for parole on January 23, 2017 with a maximum release date of July 27, 2018.
The New Hampshire Department of Corrections Investigations Bureau and the New Hampshire State Police are investigating. Anyone with information on his whereabouts should contact the New Hampshire State Police or their local law enforcement agency.
A walkaway is considered an escape and it is a Class B felony punishable by up to 3 ½ – 7 years in prison.