UPDATE: According to the Ravalli County Sheriff’s Office, Clint Gary Nickerson has been apprehended. This story will be updated as new information becomes available.
Authorities are looking for a man who escaped early Monday morning in Hamilton.
Clint Gary Nickerson, 50, escaped from police custody around 1:40 a.m. on July 4. He was seen in the Hamilton area wearing orange pants, shirtless, with a shaved head, white beard and no teeth.
Nickerson is thought to be in the Hamilton or Corvallis areas. If you have any information on his whereabouts, the Ravalli County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public not to approach him and instead call 911 for a law enforcement response.
Nickerson was originally held for burglary, criminal trespassing, obstructing a peace officer, and criminal possession of drugs/hazardous paraphernalia on $10,000 bond.
The Ravalli County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the circumstances of the escape and is actively searching for Nickerson to bring him back into custody.
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“Our primary focus at this point is to take Nickerson into custody, we ask anyone with information to contact us in order to arrest him as soon as possible,” Ravalli County Sheriff Steve Holton said. .
Holton added that anyone who aids or assists Nickerson will also be charged with “applicable felony charges.”
This story has been updated with newly released information from law enforcement and to show a photo released by the Ravalli County Sheriff’s Office.