Calumet Transitional Housing Resident Placed On Escape Status
The New Hampshire Department of Corrections announces that minimum-security resident Joseph Balestier #139596 of the Calumet Transitional Housing Unit in Manchester has been placed on Escape status as of 1:06 AM on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, after he failed to return to the Calumet House following his scheduled off-site work shift.
Balestier was last seen Monday, January 2, 2023, at 10:40 PM on South Willow Street in Manchester, NH. Balestier was traveling on foot and was scheduled to return to the Calumet House at 12:00 AM on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.
Balestier is described as a 21-year-old Hispanic male, 5’6”, and weighing 190 pounds. He was last seen wearing jeans, a green jacket, and white sneakers. His hair is longer and typically tied in a ponytail.
Balestier is incarcerated for robbery and burglary with a minimum parole eligibility date of February 12, 2023 and a current maximum release date of February 11, 2026.
Anyone with information on Balestier's whereabouts should contact Investigator Jason Darrah of the NHDOC Investigations Bureau at (603) 271-4416 or call local police.