Statement as issued Monday by the Indiana Department of Correction:
Fran Osburn, Superintendent of the Edinburgh Correctional Facility, a minimum security work facility, announced today that Offender Jacob Aflleje, DOC # 198572, walked away from an offender work crew while on the grounds of the Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center, where the Edinburgh Correctional Facility is co-located.
Affleje was serving a 10 year sentence out of Morgan County for Arson, and was due to be released on 7/7/12. Affleje was assigned to the Warehouse/ State Maintenance facility inside Camp Atterbury, and he was noticed missing early this afternoon. Affleje is described as a white male, short black hair, brown eyes, 5 ft. 11 inches tall, weighing 170 lbs. He has several noticeable tattoos, including Asian symbols of unknown meaning on both hands, and another on his lower left arm with the inscription "RIP TINY JO-JO"
Law enforcement agencies are engaged in a coordinated effort to return Affleje to custody and anyone with information concerning his whereabouts is asked to call the Command Post at the Edinburgh Correctional Facility at 812-526-8434 Ext.201