Muskogee County officials seek escaped inmate serving sentence for kidnapping, rape, assault

MUSKOGEE COUNTY, Okla. — The Muskogee County Sheriff's Office is searching for an escaped inmate from the Jess Dunn Correctional Center in Muskogee County, officials said Tuesday.

Mark H. Riffey, 46, is an Indian male, 5'9  and 185 pounds with short brown hair, a goatee, hazel eyes and was last seen grey pants a grey shirt and brown work boots, according to a release from sheriff's office officials.

They said he was last seen cutting grass around 2 p.m. near Old Taft Road and 134th Street North.

Riffey is serving a sentence for child abuse, kidnapping, rape assault and battery on a police officer and domestic abuse.

He is considered dangerous, and anyone who sees him should call 911 or 918-687-0202, officials said.

Sheriff Rob Frazier said people in the area should not pick up hitchhikers, lock their doors and windows, remove weapons and keys from vehicles and call law enforcement if they see anything suspicious.

Riffey also reportedly goes by the name Mark Faulk.

Sheriff's officials said they do not know where Riffey is heading, but they said he has ties to Sequoyah County.

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