East Idaho Work Camp Inmate Steals Pickup and Runs
UPDATE: The Idaho Department of Corrections said Betty surrendered himself at the Elmore County jail in Mountain Home.
ST. ANTHONY, Idaho (KLIX)-Authorities are searching for an inmate who may have drove off in a pickup he was using at a work camp in east Idaho.
According to the Idaho Department of Corrections, 25-year-old Manuel Betty stole the white 2011 Chevrolet pickup from his employer at an agricultural warehouse in Newdale sometime around 5:25 p.m. Betty lived and worked at the St. Anthony Work Camp.
The vehicle has a 1M C7786 Idaho plate. Betty was wearing a red shirt and blue jeans when he was last seen. Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call 911.
Betty was convicted of possession of a controlled substance, grand theft by possession and eluding a peace officer out of Canyon County. He would have been eligible for parole in August this year.