INMATE ESCAPES FROM PRISON AFTER WALKING AWAY FROM PRISON JOB ASSIGNMENT
State correctional and local law enforcement officers are seeking Wake Correctional Center minimum custody offender Michael Lee Willis-Rockett, 29, who was reported missing from his prison job assignment on the morning of August 27, 2020 in Apex, NC.
He was last seen wearing green pants and either a grey or white tee-shirt around 9:50 a.m. at the Department of Public Safety’s Correction Enterprise warehouse. Michael worked a prison job loading trucks of supplies for the prison system.
Michael is a white male who stands 5-foot-10 and weighs about 190 pounds with hazel eyes. He has a scar on his right arm and tattoos on his right eye, neck, chest, stomach and both arms.
He is serving a two-year sentence for identity theft/fraud and a probation revocation. After conviction in Brunswick, NC he was admitted to prison on Nov. 7, 2018. He was scheduled for release on Dec. 18, 2020.