Arrest warrants have been issued for a man charged with two robberies who escaped from a court-ordered drug-treatment program last week.
Stephen Bradford Sieg, 28, was released by 3rd District Judge Timothy Hanson to Odyssey House, a drug-treatment facility, before standing trial on felony charges of burglary, theft, and two counts of aggravated robbery.Sieg, along with Michael E. Moore, 28, is charged with the Jan. 2 robberies of Geppetto's Pizza, 230 S. 13th East, and Le Parisien, 417 S. Third East.
Sieg faces trial in district court for the burglary, theft and robbery counts. He also faces preliminary hearings in 3rd Circuit Court on two other robbery charges accusing him of holding up two business Dec. 17 and 18.
Two robbery charges were filed Jan. 25 against Sieg. On Jan. 27, Hanson signed the order releasing him from jail. Sieg was reported missing from the Odyssey House Feb. 7.
Co-defendant Moore, who, according to court documents, drove the getaway vehicle in the four robberies, has pleaded guilty to one robbery charge and now is enrolled in a drug-treatment program at a semisecure facility in Salt Lake City.
Hanson and 3rd Circuit Judge Sheila McCleave signed orders Monday for the escapee's arrest after he failed to appear at hearings.