Work camp inmate walks away from job in Newdale


BOISE, Idaho, Sept. 20, 2018 – The Idaho Department of Correction is searching for a St. Anthony Work Camp inmate who walked away from his job in the community.

Matthew Charles Humpherys, IDOC #85285, was last seen at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at a potato warehouse in Newdale.

Humpherys, 32, is white with red hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion. He stands 5-11 and weighs 185 pounds.

Humpherys’ criminal record includes convictions for grand theft and grand theft by possession in Ada County, and eluding a peace officer and possession of a controlled substance in Canyon County.

Humpherys was scheduled to be eligible for parole on Dec. 29, 2019. His sentence was scheduled to be discharged on Dec. 28, 2022.

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

Note: An earlier version of this news release said the inmate walked away from his job in Rexburg. That is incorrect. In fact, he walked away from his job in Newdale.

Story published: 09/20/2018
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