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Posted on: March 5, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Geiger Work Crew Inmate Walks Away from Work Detail

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Geiger Work Crew Inmate Walks Away from Work Detail  

This morning, Geiger Work Crew Inmate, 22-year-old Jonnathan M. Stayton, walked away from his assigned work detail near 8th and McDonald.  Spokane Valley Deputies searched the area but were unable to locate him.   With the safety of students and staff a priority, Central Valley School District placed their schools in “Lockout” as a precaution.   

On March 5, 2019, at approximately 10:00 a.m., a Geiger Work Crew Corrections Officer reported Stayton walked away from his work detail clearing snow near 8th and McDonald.    

Spokane Valley Deputies responded to the area and searched for Stayton but were unsuccessful in locating him. 

Stayton was being held for a violation of a No Contact Order. 

Jonnathan M. Stayton is described as a white male, 5’10”, approximately 165 lbs, with brown hair and brown eyes.  He was last seen wearing an orange work vest, blue jacket, maroon t-shirt, blue pants, and black boots.    

If you have seen Jonnathan M. Stayton, or know of his location, you are asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233, reference #10029478.

The Geiger Work Crew is part of Spokane County Detention Services which includes the Spokane County Jail and the Geiger Facility.  Spokane County Detention Services is not overseen by the Sheriff and is not part of the Sheriff Office.  


General Definition: 

Lockout”- Students are brought inside, and buildings are secured restricting movements outside while normal school operations continue inside.

Lockdown” - Students and staff implement additional safety protocols, individual rooms are secured and movements inside/outside the school are greatly restricted.

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