IDOC: Walkaway from women's prison back in custody

Posted at 10:08 PM, Jul 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-31 08:04:20-04


The Idaho Department of Corrections says Michelle Rene Descharme is back in custody after being captured in Rupert, Idaho at 3:15 p.m. Thursday.

Officials say the capture was without incident.


The Idaho Department of Correction is seeking a walkaway from the South Boise Women’s Correctional Center.

Michelle Rene Descharme was last seen at 6 p.m. Wednesday at a truck stop on Broadway and I-84 in Boise.

IDOC says she was wearing gray sweatpants and a white sports bra with a dark t-shirt over her shoulder.

Descharme is 49 years old. She is white with brown hair, hazel eyes and an olive complexion. She is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 250 pounds.

IDOC says Descharme’s record includes convictions for possession of a controlled substance, grand theft and forgery in Minidoka, Twin Falls, Bannock, Bingham and Ada Counties.

If you have any information, call police.