May 26, 2017: News Release: Escape from custody
News Release: Escape from Custody
On 5/26/2017, at approximately 4:48 a.m., RYAN T. KING, 32, of Monroe, escaped from custody. King had been transported to the Monroe Clinic Hospital following a motor vehicle crash. King was last seen running south from the Monroe Clinic Hospital. King was wearing long white colored shorts and a light colored hospital gown. King had been arrested for OWI 4th offense, which is a felony. King had been admitted to the Monroe Clinic Hospital for observation due to concerns over possible non-life-threatening injuries sustained in the crash. King is not considered a danger to the public. King is currently wanted by law enforcement for Felony charges of Escape. Any persons having knowledge of King's whereabouts are encouraged to call the Green County Sheriff's Department or the immediate law enforcement in their area. The public is cautioned not to approach King if seen, but to call law enforcement immediately.
Law Enforcement searched the area for King following his escape, but he was not located.
King is described as a 32-year-old caucasion male who is 5'11" with red hair and blue eyes, with an approximate weight of 180 lbs. King wears wire-rimmed eyeglasses.
The Green County Sheriff's Department has probable cause to arrest King for Escape. A felony warrant for his arrest will be issued later this date.
Lt. Paul Weichbrod