Offender Fails to Return to Burlington Work Release FacilityWritten by Theresa Rose on July 3, 2016
The following offender has escaped from a residential work release facility. The offender was transferred to this facility after being granted a work release by the Iowa Board of Parole. Work Release is a minimum security setting which allows offenders an opportunity to gradually adjust to the transition between prison and the community.
NAME: Eric Dewayne Coleman, Jr.
FACILITY: Burlington Work Release Facility
OFFENSE: Robbery Second Degree, Voluntary Absence
SENTENCE: 10 Years 8 Months
COUNTY OF COMMITTMENT: Des Moines
RACE: African American
WEIGHT: 155 Lbs.
PHYSICAL IDENTIFIERS: None
DATE OF ESCAPE: July 2, 2016
Coleman was placed on escape status after failing to return to the facility from an authorized appointment. Coleman was transferred to work release on May 17, 2016. This sentence began on August 24, 2009. Information as to Coleman’s whereabouts should be reported to the Burlington Police Department or Des Moines County Sheriff’s Department.