Robertsdale man escapes from Decatur Work Release

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Posted 8/7/17

DECATUR, Alabama — A Robertsdale man serving out a 17-year sentence at the Decatur Work Release, was reported on escape in the early morning hours on Sunday by the Alabama Department of …

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Robertsdale man escapes from Decatur Work Release

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DECATUR, Alabama — A Robertsdale man serving out a 17-year sentence at the Decatur Work Release, was reported on escape in the early morning hours on Sunday by the Alabama Department of Corrections.

Michael Paul Parker, 40, whose address was listed as Wilters Street in Robertsdale on the local Corrections Center website, has a long list of bookings in Baldwin County dating back to 2002.

He was booked in October of 2011 on charges of first degree robbery, first degree escape (fugitive from justice) and two counts of burglary third.

According to the release, he was serving out a 17-year sentence from Jan. 30, 2012 in Baldwin County on robbery charges.

According to a release issued Sunday by the Alabama Department of Corrections, at approximately 1:50 a.m. Sunday, Parker could not be found on the property at the Decatur Corrections Center.

He is described as 6-foot-2, 244 pounds, with blond/strawberry hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a gray and green baseball cap, blue T-shirt with white lettering, blue jeans, and black and red tennis shoes.

Anyone with any information that may lead to his recapture should contact Lt. Robert Copeland at the Decatur Work Release Center, 256-350-0876 or contact ADOC at 1-800-831-8825.