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Inmate walks away from Tulsa Transitional Center

Inmate walks away from Tulsa Transitional Center

TULSA, Okla. --  Inmate Michael M. Watts was discovered missing at 9:11 p.m. during a facility count Thursday at the Tulsa Transitional Center. 

Watts signed out on an approved off center work itinerary at 8 a.m. but did not return at  8:30 p.m. as expected.

Watts is a 26-year-old Native American man, 5-feet 10-inches tall, and weighing approximately 200 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes.  

Watts is serving time for drug possession and escape after lawful arrest.  

The center is a halfway house that is home to over 290 male inmates. 

People with information about Watts can call the DOC’s fugitive hotline toll-free at 866-363-1119.

DOC Escapee Michael M. Watts