UPDATED: DOC Arrest SCCC Walk Away in Wilmington


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UPDATED – 03/20/23 – On Saturday, March 18, Louis Bland was apprehended by the DOC Escapee Recovery Team in Wilmington. He was arraigned at JP Court 11 before being committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on an Escape after Conviction Warrant in lieu of $5,000 cash bail.


ORIGINAL STORY – 03/17/23 – Corrections officials are looking for 53 year old Louis Bland of the Georgetown area after he failed to return to the Sussex Community Corrections Center from an approved work pass on Thursday. Bland is black, 5′ 9” and 170 pounds with brown eyes and black hair and is at the SCCC for a violation of parole for 2nd degree robbery.

A warrant for escape after conviction has been issued.

Anyone with information on Bland’s whereabouts – contact local police or Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333.