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The original item was published from 2/9/2023 11:14:00 AM to 2/23/2023 12:00:01 AM.

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Posted on: February 8, 2023

[ARCHIVED] UPDATE: Finley Located by Airway Heights PD

 

UPDATE: Finley Located by Airway Heights PD

 

On February 8, 2023, an Airway Heights Police Officer contacted Finley and took him into custody.  He was transported and booked into the Spokane County Jail for a Washington State Department of Corrections Hold.  

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Release sent on 02/08/23:

Walk Away from Eastern State Hospital Sought

 

A civil commitment patient from Eastern State Hospital (ESH) walked away from the facility yesterday evening.  A search was conducted, but he was not located.  
 
 If you have seen 21-year-old Silas W. Finley, you are asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233 or 911, reference #10018243.

 

On February 7, 2023, at approximately 6:40 pm, Eastern State Hospital staff reported a civil commitment patient, Silas W. Finley, walked away from the facility.  Deputies responded and searched the area/neighborhood, but Finley was not located.    

 

Finley may have boarded an STA bus and possibly dropped off near Cedar Street and 2nd Avenue (Spokane), but this information has not yet been confirmed.   A search of that area and other known locations were unsuccessful.    

 

Finley has a history of self-harm, mental disorders, and substance abuse.  Due to this, his behavior could be erratic, and he may pose a threat to himself or others.  

 

Once located, Finley faces an Escape 3rd degree charge, a gross misdemeanor, for walking away from ESH.     

 

Silas W. Finley is described as a 21-year-old white male, 6’00”, 150 lbs, with brown hair and eyes.

 

If you have seen 21-year-old Silas W. Finley, you are asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233 or 911, reference #10018243.

Silas W. Finley

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