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IDOC: Two Idaho Inmates Walk Away From Work Crews in Two Days


Kirsten Walz, 39 - IDOC
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  • Kirsten Walz, 39
The Idaho Department of Correction reports the second offender walkaway from an eastern Idaho inmate work crew in as many days.

On July 20, 39-year-old Kirsten Walz, who had been convicted for drug possession in 2015 and forgery in 2016, walked away from a work crew on the northeast side of Pocatello. She had also been recently indicted on additional drug charges. About 26-hours after she was reported missing, Walz was arrested, without incident at a Pocatello residence. IDOC officers worked with the Pocatello Police Department and the Idaho Department of Probation and Parole to locate and arrest Walz.
Randall Brunette, 35 - IDOC
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  • Randall Brunette, 35

Meanwhile, 35-year-old Randall Brunette Jr., who had been serving time following a 2013 conviction for drug possession, went missing July 21 from a work assignment along Highway 20, north of Idaho Falls. Brunette is described as having black hair, brown eyes and a light brown complexion. He's approximately 195 pounds and 5' 8". Anyone with information about Brunette's whereabouts is urged to contact local law enforcement.