SPOKANE COUNTY -- Authorities continue to search for an inmate who reportedly escaped from the Geiger Corrections Center on South Spotted Road near Spokane.
38-year-old Michael Wheeler was last seen around 5:30 p.m. Sunday working in the kitchen. A later inmate count revealed him missing.
Wheeler is 5’8", 180lbs with brown eyes and brown hair. He is wearing either a blue or tan jump suit.
Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies said Wheeler has a criminal history that includes alluding police, possession of stolen vehicle, assault, burglary, theft, possession of stolen property and illegal fire arms possession.
Law officers using a search dog were unable to find Wheeler in a close check around the West Plains facility.