Have you seen this man? He's an inmate who escaped the Adams County Jail

newsroom@idahostatesman.comMay 25, 2014 



The Idaho Department of Correction is searching for an inmate who escaped from the Adams County Jail in Council Saturday night.

Robert Michael Williston, 47, is believed to have scaled the jail's fence, according to a release from IDOC.

Williston is described as an Asian-American man with black hair, brown eyes and olive complexion. He is 6-foot-1 and weighs about 195 pounds.

Williston was convicted of grand theft and first-degree burglary in Madison County, grand larceny and fraudulent use of a financial transaction card in Ada County, and burglary and attempted strangulation in Kootenai County.

Williston would have been eligible for parole in 2021.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Williston is asked to contact local law enforcement. In Ada County, non-emergency dispatch is 377-6790.

Idaho Statesman is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service