Jersey City Felon Listed as Escaped from Newark Work Release Facility

A 21-year-old Jersey City Man serving a five year sentence for an unlawful possession of a weapon offense is listed as having escaped from a Newark work release facility.

Tyree J. Jackson, serving time for an offense that occurred on April 22, 2015, began serving his prison term on Nov. 4, 2016. However, is currently listed as escaped from the Urban 1 facility.

Anyone with information on Jackson's whereabouts is asked to call the New Jersey Department of Corrections Fugitive Unit at 800-523-3829.