STOLEN WORK TRUCK SOUGHT IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE SEARCH FOR INMATE SHELBY GOODNIGHT
Law enforcement officials in eastern Oklahoma are searching for a work truck stolen from a McDonald’s parking lot in Eufaula around 9 a.m. on Friday. The truck is believed to be under the control of inmate Shelby Goodnight (DOC 581096), who walked away from Jackie Brannon Correctional Center in McAlester on Thursday night.
The truck is described as a 2017 Ford F-150 work truck with an Oklahoma license plate V77028. The four-door truck has black letters reading “A 215” beneath the F-150 badging on the front quarter panel, and it is missing the keyhole on the driver’s side front door. The truck’s VIN has been reported as 1FTFX1EF2HKC53460.
Inmate Goodnight walked away from his housing unit at 10:12 p.m. on Thursday. Upon confirmation of his absence, local police and area hospitals were notified and search efforts commenced.
Inmate Goodnight, 32, is serving a 12-year sentence for burglary, a 12-year sentence for larceny of an auto aircraft or other motor vehicle, and a 12-year sentence for first-degree burglary out of Cherokee County. He is a white male with low-cut, brown hair, standing 5 feet, 6 inches tall, with short brown hair and hazel eyes. He also has tattoos visible along his collar line and was last seen wearing orange shorts and a white T-shirt.
If you have seen Inmate Goodnight, know of his whereabouts, or have seen the truck he is believed to be driving, Oklahoma Department of Corrections officials urge you to call 911.