Man escapes Iowa residential work release facility


June 4th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are seeking a 40-year-old man who escaped from a residential work release facility in western Iowa’s Sioux City. The Iowa Department of Corrections says Cletus Antonio Armell failed to return to the facility Sunday from a shopping pass. Armell had been serving a 15-year sentence for armed robbery. He was transferred to the work release facility in Sioux City on Dec. 15.