Work release escape of Erica Shales

Date: 
Saturday, June 12, 2021

Des Moines –Erica Shales, convicted of Assault with Weapon--Peace Officer and other charges in Boone County, failed to report to work from the Des Moines work release facility as required yesterday. 

Shales is a 29-year-old white female, height 5' 7", and weighs 167 pounds. She was admitted to the work release facility on 5-10-2021. 

Persons with information on Shales's whereabouts should contact local police.

For a picture of the escapee, please see the department's Twitter account at @IowaCorrections.

For more information on the state's work release program, please see Iowa Code 904.901-904.910

Printed from the Iowa Department of Corrections website on October 18, 2021 at 3:43pm.