UPDATE: Work center walkaway found and taken back into custody
BOISE, August 7, 2013 – An East Boise Community Work Center resident who walked away from her job last Friday is back in custody.
Acting on a tip, Bonneville County sheriff’s deputies arrested Leah J. McCormack, IDOC #55092 at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in Idaho Falls. She was taken into custody without incident.
McCormack, 42, was serving time for possession of a controlled substance in Bannock County and burglary in Bonneville County. She was scheduled to be released on September 2, 2017. She now faces a possible escape charge.
Leah J. McCormack was reported missing at 3 p.m. Friday, according to IDOC spokesman Jeff Ray. “She was last seen at a motel near Interstate 84 and South Vista Avenue in Boise. She was wearing a black shirt and black pants,” he said.