NH DOC - Minimum Security Inmate Missing From Transitional Housing Unit

(Manchester, NH) The New Hampshire Department of Corrections announced that a minimum security inmate did not report back to the Calumet Transitional Housing Unit in Manchester at his scheduled time.  On August 3, 2011, Jesse Michael Bourque, 29, left the housing unit at approximately 6:00 pm to go to work with a return time of 8:30 pm.  He failed to report to work or to return to the unit.  At approximately 9:30 pm he was placed on walkaway status.

Inmate Bourque is described as a white male, 69 inches tall, 160 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes.  He has tattoos on his left arm, abdomen, and his left right leg. 

Inmate Bourque was sentenced in Hillsborough County Superior Court to three concurrent 2 to 7 year sentences for second degree assault, resisting arrest, and being a felon in possession of a weapon.  He was admitted to the New Hampshire State Prison on June 17, 2010 and is eligible for parole on December 16, 2011. His maximum release date will be December 15, 2016.

The New Hampshire State Police and the Department of Corrections are investigating.  Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to contact their local law enforcement office or the New Hampshire State Prison at 603-271-1801.