Last night, acting on a tip, the Pleasant Hill Police Department and the US Marshal Service conducted an investigation into a possible Pleasant Hill sighting of escaped Lansing Correctional Facility inmate Michael Stroede.
Our investigation was able to determine that the person observed was not Michael Stroede.
Video surveillance of the reported person was located and used to determine that it was not Stroede.
We appreciate our community’s willingness to aid law enforcement and report when they see someone or something unusual.
Stroede is 5′10′', 180 pounds with hazel eyes and a shaved head. He has several tattoos across his upper body and arms.
Anyone with information on Storede should call the Kansas Department of Corrections at 913-727-3235 ext. 58224, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation at (800) 572-7463, or local law enforcement at 911.