Local law enforcement capture man wanted on escape warrant

LEWISTON, ID - A wanted man is back behind bars, thanks to the joint effort of two law enforcement agencies.

Shortly before 1:00 a.m. Tuesday morning, Nez Perce deputies, with the help of LPD arrested 47-year-old Michael Williston at the Liberty Mart in north Lewiston.

Williston had an escape warrant out of the Idaho Department of Corrections for escaping the Adams County jail on May 24th. Williston was sentenced back in April for attempted strangulation and burglary.

He's being held in the Nez Perce County Adult Detention Center without bond
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