UPDATE: WA DOC Brownstone Work Release Inmate Captured
Early this morning, Spokane Valley Deputies located 54-year-old Shannon B. Morley near University and Sprague and arrested him without incident. Morley, a Washington State Department of Corrections Brownstone Work Release Inmate, walked away from Valley Hospital where he was receiving medical treatment on August 18, 2019.
On August 18, 2019, at approximately 1:30 a.m., responding to tips, Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies located Morley walking in a parking lot on the south side of Sprague, west of University.
An extensive search for Morley, which began at approximately 7:30 p.m., was unsuccessful despite the assistance of K9’s and Air 2.
Morley was transported and booked into the Spokane County Jail for a felony Washington State Department of Corrections warrant.
WA DOC Brownstone Work Release Inmate Walks Away from Hospital
Yesterday evening, a Washington State Department of Corrections Brownstone Work Release Inmate, 54-year-old Shannon B. Morley, walked away from Valley Hospital. Morley was receiving medical treatment when he left without permission. Morley was convicted of Trafficking Stolen Property.
On August 18, 2019, at approximately 10:30 p.m., a Washington State Department of Corrections Brownstone employee reported Morley walked away from Valley Hospital, where he was receiving medical care.
Spokane Valley Deputies checked the area of the hospital but were unsuccessful in locating Morley.
A short time later, Morley’s mother advised he arrived at her residence and took her white Chrysler LHS. She stated the vehicle belongs to Morley although it is registered to her.
Just after midnight, a citizen reported finding an unoccupied white Chrysler LHS with no license plates in the 6000 block E. Broadway. The caller stated the vehicle appeared to have struck a fence and a tree.
Arriving Deputies noted the airbags had deployed and quickly established a perimeter. A K9 search did not locate Morley.
Morley is described as a white male, approximately 6’00”, 215 lbs. and was last seen wearing a red flannel shirt and blue jeans.
If you have seen Shannon B. Morley, or know of his location, you are asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233, reference #10117047.