RUSSELLVILLE, AR-- A search is underway for an escapee from the Pope County Detention Center.
Allen was incarcerated on misdemeanor charges of Public Intoxication, Disorderly Conduct, and Obstructing Governmental Operations.
29-year-old Nicholas Scott Allen of Dover was discovered missing when a head count was done this morning.
He was also serving a 30 day sentence for additional misdemeanor charges of Failure to Appear and Failure to Pay.
Allen has family living in the Pope County area.
He may have gotten away in a 1997 Ford Taurus, green in color bearing license plate 935 RZW.
If you observe him, you are asked to contact the Pope County 911 dispatch center at 479-968-0911 or the Pope County Sheriff’s Office at 479-968-2558.
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