Adult In Custody Walks Away from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Transition Center

Posted on January 11, 2023

Deputies are asking for the public’s help in locating an Adult in Custody (AIC) who ran out of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Transition Center. Stephen Helmke, 34, around 3:34 p.m. today, Tuesday, January 10, 2023.  Helmke was in custody for parole violation, original charge is felon in possession of a weapon.

Helmke is a white adult male.  He is 6’02” tall and weighs 190 lbs.  He was last seen wearing, Marion County blue jeans, orange shirt.  When he ran out of the transition center, he got into a tan car and it left heading east on Aumsville Hwy SE.

The Marion County Transition Center prepares AICs for re-entry into the community prior to release from custody. AICs are allowed to leave the facility for pre-approved treatment or medical appointments.

Deputies are asking anyone with information about Helmke to call the Marion County Sheriff’s Office at 503-588-5032.

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