Sheriff Offers $5,000 Reward for Escapee

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff wants your help locating an inmate who escaped from the jail on Monday. A person providing information leading to the capture of Bradley William Monical, 42, will receive a reward of $5,000.

During the last week, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office searched all over the Rogue Valley for the inmate. He escaped on November 19, 2012 around 10 p.m. that evening.

Monical is a state prisoner, currently serving 22 years for robbery charges out of Coos County. Police say he had been behind bars in Jackson County since August of 2011.  At the time of his escape, he was awaiting trial for his charges stemming from an Ashland bank robbery. Officials say Monical tried to escape from custody in Coos County, prior to his transport to Jackson County.

Police say Monical has admitted to several bank robberies in Medford, Ashland, Klamath Falls, Coos County, Salem, Washington and Idaho. He was last seen wearing his dark green jail clothes and slip-on canvas shoes. Monoical was also wearing glasses. Police describe him as a white male, 5’7″, weighing about 170 lbs. He has brown eyes and short brown hair.

The Jackson County Sheriff says he is considered a threat to the community. Call 911 if you have any information.