Officials: Man Wanted For Escape Arrested In Maryland

On Monday, March 23, 2020, Elmer Ayers was apprehended by the Salisbury Police Department in Maryland. He is awaiting extradition to Delaware.

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The Delaware Department of Correction announces the following offender willfully walked away from the Sussex Community Corrections Center (SCCC) in Georgetown from an approved work pass. The offender’s whereabouts are unknown and unauthorized at this time. A Warrant for Escape after Conviction has been issued.

Community Corrections Centers are Level 4 facilities where the Department of Correction manages offenders who are transitioning back into the community. These centers are not secured like Level 5 prisons, as offenders are permitted to leave the facility to go to work, seek jobs, or attend approved treatment sessions.

Anyone with information on this offender is asked to call (800) 542-9524 or their local police department.

Date of walk-away: 03/22/2020
Name: Elmer Ayers
Date of Birth: 06/19/1965
Last known address: Millsboro, DE
Race/Gender: White/Male
Height: 5’05”
Weight: 130
Eyes: Hazel
Hair: Black

Current Offense: VOP-6th Offence DUI

Scars: Left Arm, Left Elbow, Left Forearm, Left Wrist
Tattoos: Right Arm, Right Upper Arm, Right Shoulder

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