MANCHESTER, NH – A minimum security inmate from the Calumet Transitional Housing Unit in Manchester was placed on walkway status on Monday, September 14, 2015.
Stephen Ernest Elliot, 33, of Manchester, left the Lowell Street housing facility at approximately 6:35 a.m. to go to work. He arrived at work. Shortly after 12 p.m. his employer reported that he was missing. He was scheduled to return to the transitional housing unit at 7 p.m. He was placed on escape status at approximately 2:45 p.m.
Elliot is described as a white male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 190 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.
He was convicted in Merrimack County Superior Court for Theft by Unauthorized Taking and is serving a 1 ½ year minimum to 4 years maximum prison sentence. He was admitted to the New Hampshire State Prison for Men on April 3, 2014 and is eligible for parole on September 29, 2015. His maximum release date is April 1, 2018.
The New Hampshire State Police and the New Hampshire Department of Corrections Investigations Bureau are investigating. Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call their local law enforcement agency or the New Hampshire State Prison at 603-271-1801.