Youth escapes from Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center

ScaggsA youth at Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center in Golden was reported missing from his room shortly after midnight on Tuesday. Quinn Scaggs, 17, is considered a violent offender.

Golden Police responded and managed the search of the campus and surrounding area and will be conducting the criminal investigation. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office performed a K9 search, and the Boulder Police Department utilized a drone in the search, but Scaggs was not located. Through the search, it was discovered that Scaggs removed the window from his ground floor room and used bed sheets tied together to escape over the perimeter fence.

Scaggs is 6’2”, 160 pounds with blond hair and blue eyes. He has a tattoo above his right eyebrow that reads: “Loyalty”.  If Scaggs is seen, please call 911.

Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center, located in Golden, is an intensive, secured treatment program for 140 male juvenile offenders. LMYSC provides for the care and supervision of youth committed by the District Court to the custody of the CDHS Division of Youth Services.