By Darren Siewert

Oshkosh police are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Drug Abuse Correctional Center, 4280 Sherman Rd., according to a statewide crime alert.

Ryan Jurgens vehicle (Contributed photo)

At about 10:45 a.m. Dec. 17, the Oshkosh Police Department was informed that a DOC inmate, 40-year-old Ryan K Jurgens, had escaped from custody about 10 minutes earlier. He was last seen in a maroon trailblazer with the license plate: AGY-5702.

Ryan Jurgens

Ryan Jurgens is a white male, 6’2” 210 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing green pants and a gray sweatshirt.

He was incarcerated for a drug related offense, violating court orders and retail theft, according to police.

The Oshkosh Police Department is working in conjunction with the Drug Abuse Correctional Center to locate Jurgens

If anybody has any information regarding this incident, they are encouraged to contact the Oshkosh Police Department at 920-236-5700.

If you have information about this incident, but wish to remain anonymous, please contact the Winnebago County Crime Stoppers at (920) 231-8477.