Authorities searching for missing federal inmate

MARION — The U.S. Marshals Office is searching for an inmate that allegedly walked away from the Federal Prison Camp in

Jeffrey Roetzel (Source: U.S. Department of Justice)
Jeffrey Roetzel (Source: U.S. Department of Justice)

Marion on Sunday evening.

According the U.S. Department of Justice, authorities discovered 30-year-old Jeffrey Roetzel was missing from the minimum security prison around 9:20 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 8.

Roetzel is described as a white male. He is a about 5 feet 6 inches tall, and about 155 pounds.

The department of justice reports Roetzel was sentenced to prison in the Western District of Michigan to 70-months for theft from a licensed firearm dealer, felon in possession of a firearm and possession of stolen firearms.

Anyone with information about the location of the inmate should contact the U.S. Marshals Service at 616-456-2438.