DPSCS Erroneously Released Offender Recaptured
8/28/2012 UPDATE: This inmate was returned to the custody of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services on August 25, 2012 by the Baltimore City Police Department. He had been erroneously released from a pre-trial facility in Baltimore City on July 25, 2012.
Offender Name: John Planters
Height: 5 feet 5 inches
Weight: 189 pounds
Eye Color: brown
Hair color: black
This offender was erroneously released from the Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center at approximately 5:45 p.m. on Monday, July 23. The error was discovered Wednesday and reported immediately to Baltimore City Police, along with the offender’s last known address.
The offender was being held with no bond on charges of second-degree assault.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call 911 immediately.
The Internal Investigative Unit of the Maryland Department of Public Safety and
Correctional Services is assisting law enforcement with this case and is conducting an
investigation into the circumstances of the erroneous release.