1 WA escapee caught in Portland, 1 at large

Search for 2nd inmate still ongoing

Tyray Munter, left, and Maksim Petrovskiy, right, escaped from custody, Aug. 15, 2017. (Washington state DOC)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — One of two inmates who escaped Tuesday while working on a fire crew in Goldendale was arrested early Wednesday morning.

Corrections workers noticed Tyray Munter and Maksim Petrovskiy were missing from a temporary work camp around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. Both were spotted in SE Portland later in the day, according to authorities.

Munter was taken into custody after a citizen saw him at SE 82nd Avenue and Powell Blvd around 6 a.m. Wednesday. John Stader, was driving to work when he saw a man with face tattoos walking on the street.

“I had to wait to make a left hand turn and I seen a guy standing on the corner at a bus stop and was like, ‘this guy looks out of place,'” Stader told KOIN 6 News.

He called 911.

“Number one, he was wearing a stocking cap and it’s not really cold outside and number two, those were the same colored clothes that was pictured on the KOIN 6 website,” Stader said of how he knew to call police.

The search for Petrovskiy is ongoing.

Both men have been convicted of crimes in Snohomish County. Munter is 6 years for assault and theft while Petrovskiy is serving 3 years for possession and vehicle theft.

Munter was released from the Multnomah County Jail and back into the custody of the Washington state DOC after his arrest Wednesday.

If you see Petrovskiy or know where he is, call 911.