UPDATE: Search for Missing Escapee Now Includes His Wife

Police are no longer just looking for an escaped prisoner, they are now also looking for his wife, who they believe may have aided in the escape.

They are looking for 40 year old Shane Johnson from Clifton and his Marilynne Ann (Beaman) Johnson, 46. He is being described as a white male, 6'03" tall, weighing about 210 pounds. He has blue eyes, short brown hair and a stocky build. She is described as a white female, 5’03” tall weighting about 230 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair.

They are possibly traveling in a late model (1999) gold or silver Toyota sedan. Hewas last seen wearing a brown colored jumpsuit, and may be heading to Colorado Springs. Johnson has been found guilty of multiple felonies of burglary and auto theft and is looking at a possible combined sentence of 150 years.

Johnson is considered dangerous and anyone with information is asked to notify the Mesa County Sheriff at 244-3500.

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