|News Release from: Oregon Dept. of Corrections
Posted: June 14th, 2010 5:08 PM
Escape Attempt Thwarted at Snake River Correctional Institution
An escape attempt was thwarted by Corrections staff yesterday at the Snake River Correctional Institution (SRCI).
The institution is on lock down status. Visiting is canceled until further notice. No other details are available at this time.
The Oregon State Police are investigating the incident.
SRCI houses 2,985 male offenders.
Contact Info: Jennifer Black, Public Affairs Administrator (503-945-9225) Jill Curtis, Public Information Officer, SRCI (541-881-5007)