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Billings Pre-Release Center reports walkaway

Posted at 3:56 PM, Oct 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-28 17:56:27-04
Joshua Wellington

BILLINGS – A man serving a sentence for burglary and partner/family member assault has walked away from the Alpha House Men’s Pre-Release Center in Billings.

Joshua Wellington, 28, left the Men’s Community Correction Center at 104 N. 31st St. at 11:00 p.m. Saturday. He has been placed on escape status.

Wellington was sentenced in Custer County for burglary and PFMA on March 19, 2018. He arrived at the Pre-Release Center in Billings on July 18, according to a press release.

Wellington is a white male, 5′ 10″ tall, 180 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. The public is asked to not approach Wellington as he is facing a ten-year sentence for felony escape.

Anyone with information about Wellington should contact their local law enforcement agency.

Story by Zoe Zandora, MTN News