Authorities searching for inmate who left NH halfway house
MANCHESTER — Authorities are asking people to keep an eye out for a Concord man with a record of sex assault and theft who walked away from a Manchester halfway house Friday.
Michael Chiasson, Jr., 41, left the Calumet Transitional Housing Unit Friday after a corrections officer questioned him about possessing unauthorized property.
Chiasson is described as a white male, 5-feet, 9-inches tall, 172 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.
He was sentenced in Merrimack County Superior Court to four to 20 years for felonious sexual assault, with 136 days of time served credited to his sentence. He had previously served two three to six year sentences for theft in Cheshire County Superior Court. He was admitted to the New Hampshire State Prison June 18, 2013, and was eligible for parole Feb. 21, 2016. His maximum release date is Aug. 22, 2027.
The New Hampshire Department of Corrections Investigations Bureau and the New Hampshire State Police are investigating. Anyone with information on his whereabouts are asked to call the New Hampshire State Police or their local law enforcement agency.