James Shealer


Pennsylvania State Police are searching for a man they say escaped from Adams County Prison.

James Shealer, 37, escaped at about 7 a.m. on Thursday, according to police. He is 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs approximately 170 pounds.

He was serving time for driving under the influence, according to police.

When last seen he was wearing orange sweatpants and a white T-shirt, police said.

He was charged Thursday with escape and flight to avoid apprehension, both felonies, according to a magisterial docket

If anybody sees Shealer they should call 9-1-1 immediately. Anyone with any information on his whereabouts should contact the Pennsylvania State Police in Gettysburg at 717-334-8111.

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