GREAT FALLS — Nicholas Ladue has been reported as a walkaway/escapee from the Great Falls Pre-Release Center.
On Friday just before 9 p.m., Ladue left the center to go to work, but he never showed up.
If anyone sees Ladue or has information about his location, you’re asked to call the Great Falls Police Department at (406) 727-7688 or the GFPRC at (406) 727-0944.
Ladue has convictions in Dawson County for criminal endangerment, theft, and burglary, and a conviction in Yellowstone County for burglary.
The GFPRC is located at 1019 15th Street North. The facility is a operated by private non-profit group contracted by the Montana Department of Corrections and the federal Bureau of Prisons.
They typically house about 240 men and women at a time and all of those residents are required to hold full-time jobs in the community. Along with work, residents must fulfill any legal obligations such as fines or substance abuse treatment.
Most only stay at the center for about six months before they are allowed to return to life in the community.