Phillip Gardiner (left) and Randall Moulton will serve two more years in prison after walking away from the minimum security Charleston Correctional Facility in July.
CHARLESTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A search is underway for two prisoners who escaped from the Charleston Correctional Facility, a minimum security facility. The two prisoners escaped Sunday night at about 8:00 clock, according to a news release from the Maine Department of Corrections.
The prisoners are identified as 20 year old Randall Moulton of Bangor. He is 6' tall, weighs 180 lbs., and has brown hair and hazel eyes. He started serving his sentence on June 7th for Burglary and Theft by Unauthorized Taking. He was due to be released on 9/30/13 and had probation until 2014.
Phillip Gardiner, 24, is 5'6" tall, weighs 144 lbs., and has brown hair and blue eyes. Gardiner is from Belfast and started his sentence on November 23, 2009 for Burglary, Robbery and Criminal Threatening. Gardiner was due to be released on 11/14/14 and had probation until 2018. The Department of Corrections is working with State and local police in an effort to locate the two prisoners. According to the Department of Corrections, the Charleston Correctional Facility is one that houses prisoners with 3 years or less on their sentence and focuses on reintegrating prisoners back into society.