BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — Deputies in Raleigh County are asking for help from the community to track down a man who escaped from home confinement on Valentine’s Day. Gary Michael Israel was being held on multiple felony charges.
Deputies said Israel goes by “Mike.” Details on his escape have not been released. He is now facing a charge of felony escape in addition to the other crimes with which he is charged.
Anyone who sees Israel or knows where he is located should contact the Sgt. Stump with the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office at 304-255-9300 or CrimeStoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-STOP (7867). Anonymous tips can also be left online at the CrimeStoppers web site or by using the P3 Tips App on a smart phone or mobile device. Rewards are available for information which leads to an arrest.