GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) -- Kent County Sheriff's deputies are searching for an inmate who walked away from a work release program at the Kent County Animal Shelter.
Tasha Charlton, 41, was classified as a low risk inmate at the Kent County Jail and was set to be released February 1 after using a false identity at local hospitals to obtain prescription medications.
Charlton was assigned to work at the Kent County Animal Shelter located at 7:25 a.m. Wednesday. When she arrived for work, she immediately asked to use the restroom, but did not return. She was reported as a walk away by 8 a.m.
Charlton is not considered a risk to the public. Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to call the Kent County Sheriff Department at (616) 336-3113 or Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345.
The case will be presented to the Kent County Prosecutor's Office for additional charges.