Two work release residents who were reported missing from a transitional housing unit after they failed to return to the facility have been apprehended, according to New Hampshire State police.
The state's Department of Corrections says that Terry Michael Deschenes, 26, of Seabrook, and Steven Thomas Martinson, 49, of Manchester, went missing from the Calumet Transitional Housing Unit in Manchester Wedneday evening.
The two were given permission to leave for their overnight jobs at 10 p.m., but never made it to their employer.
They arrived at their work late and were eventually returned to the New Hampshire State Prison in Concord.
A walkaway is considered an Escape and is a Class B felony punishable by 3.5 to 7 years in prison.
Deschenes was convicted in Rockingham County Superior Court for multiple counts of burglary and was sentenced 2.5 to 7 years in prison with 89 days of time served credited to his sentence. He was admitted to the NH State Prison for Men on November 6, 2014 and was eligible for parole on February 3, 2017 with a maximum release date of August 6, 2021.
Martinson was sentenced to 1 year minimum to 3 years maximum and was admitted to the NH State Prison for Men on February 29, 2016. He was eligible for parole on February 27, 2017 with a maximum release date of February 27, 2019.