Wayne Mellgren: U.S. Marshals hunt down federal escapee

UPDATE: The U.S. Marshals Pacific Northwest Violent Offenders Task Force arrested Wayne Mellgren at a house in Spokane around 11:30am. He had been on the run since November 4th. ---ORIGINAL CASE 11/15/12--- The U.S. Marshals are asking for your help finding escaped inmate, Wayne Mellgren. On November 4, 2012 federal inmate Wayne Mellgren (age 32) walked away from the Spokane Residential Re-entry Center (RRC) without authorization or permission. Mellgren was at the RRC finishing the end of his sentence for Felon in Possession of a Firearm.  An Escape warrant was issued for Mellgren on November 8, 2012 in the Eastern District of Washington. Mellgren is approximately 6’3”, 200 pounds with green eyes and blonde hair. Mellgren has numerous tattoos on his neck, arms and chest. If you have any information about this fugitive’s whereabouts, please contact the US Marshals Office at 509-368-3635. You can also make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS