Colville Tribal Police searching for escaped inmate

NESPELEM, Wash. — Colville Tribal Police are looking for an escaped inmate.

A release from the CTP said Amos Staggs, 28, escaped on May 8. He was outside in the recreation area when he climbed the fence to the top of the roof, jumped off and then ran away. He lives in Nespelem, but was last seen in the Yakima area.

Staggs was being held for charges of battery, strangulation and reckless endangerment.

Staggs is about 6’5″ tall, weighs 150 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone who sees him is asked to call CTP at 509-634-2472, your local police or 911.