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6-5-14-davisTwo inmates walk away from Cottonwood prison

     The Idaho Department of Correction is searching for two inmates who walked away from North Idaho Correctional Institution in Cottonwood. NICI advised the subjects were last seen headed northbound on foot.

     Personnel from the Idaho County Sheriff's Office, NICI, Cottonwood City Police, Lewis County Sheriff's Office and Idaho Department of Fish and Game responded to the area and are currently conducting a search of Cottonwood and the surrounding areas.

     Tyler Dean Davis (top), IDOC #103798, and Dylan James Ames (below), IDOC #107450, walked away while helping unload a delivery truck at 10:45 a.m. PDT.

     Davis, 23, is white, five-nine, 200 lbs. with brown hair, green eyes and a fair complexion.

     Ames, 23, is white, six-zero, 175 lbs. with black hair, brown eyes 6-5-14-amesand a medium complexion.

     On March 4, 2014 in Ada County, Davis was sentenced to two to five years for grand theft.

     On Feb. 26, 2014 in Kootenai County, Ames was sentenced to five to 10 years for one count of possession of a controlled substance and two counts of illegal possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

     The two were last seen wearing green shirts and blue jeans.

     Idaho County Sheriff Giddings encourages everyone to be cautious, lock their doors, remove keys from vehicles and don't pick up hitchhikers.  Anyone witnessing any suspicious activity is advised to call 911 immediately.

     Anyone with information about the men's whereabouts should contact their local law enforcement agency.


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