|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nov. 9, 2007
** UPDATE **
AFTER ESCAPING CUSTODY IN LITCHFIELD
Today 11/09/07 State
The inmate is identified as RUSSELL PERILLO was scheduled to be in court today.
PERILLO, Russell, DOB: 4/30/79 Perillo is described as a white male, dark short hair, 5’5”, 200lbs, brown eyes, brown hair recently shaved head, He was last seen wearing a yellow jumpsuit last seen running down Woodruff St toward Rt. 63.
Perillo has an extensive criminal history including narcotics violations, weapons violations, assault, interfering, and parole violations. He is considered dangerous.
State Police notified all surrounding police agencies of this escape, providing a physical description of the escapee. State Police Troopers are conducting a search of the Litchfield area utilizing all State Police resources including State Police K-9 teams and the
Shortly after 11:30 a.m. State Troopers involved in the search for this escapee were searching in the area of
PERILLO was transported to Troop-L where he will be processed and additional criminal charges will be lodged against him. Perillo will be transferred to the Department of Corrections and arraigned on the new charges at GA # 18 in Bantam at a date to be determined.
Lt. J. Paul Vance
Below is a photo of the escapee.