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Colville Tribal Police searching for escaped inmate

Amos Matthew Staggs escaped from the Colville Tribal Police correctional facility on May 8. He was last seen in Yakima.

NESPELEM, Wash. — Colville Tribes Tribal Police are asking for help to find an inmate who escaped from a correctional facility in Nespelem.

Police are searching for Amos Matthew Staggs. He is 27 years old with black hair and brown eyes. Staggs is 5’7” and weighs 150 pounds.

Colville Tribes said Staggs escaped from the Colville Indian Agency Corrections Facility on May 8. They said Staggs was outside in the recreation area when he climbed the fence to the top of the roof. Staggs then jumped off the roof and ran away.

Staggs is from the Nespelem area and was last seen in Yakima.

Colville Tribes Tribal Police said Staggs' charges include battery, strangulation, and reckless endangerment.

Anyone with information about Staggs is asked to contact Colville Tribes Tribal Police Department or local law enforcement.

This is a developing story. KREM 2 will update the article as more information is available.

Amos Staggs is wanted for Escape from a Correctional Facility on 05/08/2022. Staggs resides in the Nespelem Wa area and...

Posted by Colville Tribal Broadcasts, News and Information on Wednesday, May 18, 2022

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