Inmate escapes from Fort Supply prison

By Matt Patterson Modified: January 7, 2012 at 8:01 am •  Published: January 7, 2012
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FORT SUPPLY -- An Okmulgee County man in prison on two felony convictions escaped from the William Key Correctional Center in Fort Supply late Friday night, officials said.

Michael Weber, 50, was last seen at an inmate count about 9 p.m. Weber is serving a five year sentence on convictions for two counts of possession of a stolen vehicle in Okmulgee County in 2009. He began his sentence in Oct. 2009 and was scheduled to be released in Aug. 2013.

Weber is 5-foot-9 and weighs about 170 pounds. He has numerous tattoos on his arms, legs and back.

The William Key Correctional Center in Fort Supply is a minimum security prison housing about 1,100 inmates.

Deputies from the Woodward County sheriff’s office are assisting in the search. Anyone who has seen Weber is urged to call 911 or the Department of Corrections escapee hotline at (866) 363-1119.

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