Allegedly Cut Home Confinement Bracelet
He ran, but he couldn’t hide.
Less than 24 hours after PutnamCountyNews.com broke the story of his escape, a Putnam County man is back behind bars.
Patrick Phillip Setliff, 30, turned himself in to Putnam County Home Confinement officials on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017, according to a text message sent, by Putnam County Sheriff Stephen L. “Steve” Deweese.
After his surrender, Setliff was transferred to the Western Regional Jail and Correctional Center, in Barboursville. Officials booked and photographed him at 6:20 p.m., according to the jail’s website.
Setliff is being held without bond, and, according to Deweese, is expected to be charged with:
- Escape (Felony)
- Destruction of Property
The previous day, Deweese released the following news release:
“On Tuesday, January 31, 2017, at approximately 1730 hrs, 30 year old Patrick Phillip Setliff cut off his home confinement bracelet and fled custody from the alternate sentencing program.
He was last seen on Dale Road in Milton West Virginia. He was on home confinement as a condition of bond to attend drug rehabilitation.
He was indicted in Putnam County for Fraudulent Use of an Access Device. New Felony charges will be filed tomorrow.
Mr. Setliff is 5′-6″ tall and weighs approximately 150 pounds.
If you have seen or if you know the whereabouts of Patrick Setliff, you are urged to contact your local Law Enforcement Agency or the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department at 304-586-0214.”
You may also telephone Putnam County Dispatch, anytime, at 304-586-0273 or TEXT tips to 304-941-2300.
Publisher’s note: All defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.
A criminal complaint is a legal document that is usually filled out by a law enforcement officer presenting evidence to a judge or magistrate. The judicial official determines if the officer has provided enough evidence to issue a complaint or a warrant for a suspect arrest.
Mug shots are provided courtesy of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department and the West Virginia Regional Jail Authority.