IDOC seeks jail escapee

Williston mugshot
Robert Michael Williston, IDOC #21344

BOISE, May 25, 2014 — The Idaho Department of Correction is searching for an inmate who escaped from the Adams County Jail in Council.

Robert Michael Williston, IDOC #21344, (DOB: 09/02/1966) apparently scaled the jail’s fence Saturday night.

Williston is an Asian-American with black hair, brown eyes and an olive complexion. He is six foot one, and he weighs 195 pounds.

At the time of the escape, Williston had a shaved head.

More photos of Williston are available on IDOC's Facebook page: https://bit.ly/MoreEscapeePhotos

Williston’s criminal record includes convictions for grand theft and first-degree burglary in Madison County, grand larceny and fraudulent use of a financial transaction card in Ada County, and burglary and attempted strangulation in Kootenai County.

Williston was eligible to be considered for parole on Aug. 30, 2021. His term would have been completed on Aug. 28, 2025.

Anyone with information about Williston’s whereabouts should contact their local law enforcement agency.

Story published: 05/25/2014
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