Wednesday, September 19, 2007

CDCR Parolee-At-Large Alfred Beardsley Apprehended in Las Vegas

Fugitive Apprehension Team and U.S. Marshals Coordinate Arrest; Parolee Pending Extradition to California from Nevada

Alfred Beardsley, a Parolee-at-Large from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), was apprehended in Clark County, Nevada today for violating the terms and conditions of his parole by leaving the state. Beardsley is an alleged victim in the O.J. Simpson robbery case.


Beardsley (age 46) was arrested at approximately 9:00 AM this morning in Las Vegas, NV by the United States Marshals Service’s (USMS) Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s Office of Correctional Safety, and the U.S. Marshals Office, District of Nevada.

CDCR issued an arrest warrant for Beardsley for violating his terms and conditions of parole on September 15, 2007. Beardsley is classified as a High Control parolee, requiring the maximum level of supervision, and was out-of-state without authorization. He was identified as a Parolee-at-Large by agents at CDCR’s Division of Adult Parole Operations (DAPO) out of the Santa Ana Parole complex, based in Orange County.

Agents with CDCR’s Southeast Office of Correctional Safety Fugitive Apprehension Team contacted the Regional USMS and requested assistance locating and apprehending parolee Beardsley. The Marshals located Beardsley at the Luxor Hotel this morning around 9:00 AM. He was arrested without incident and booked into the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas today, where he is being held pending extradition back to California.

Beardsley agreed to the following terms as conditions of his parole related to travel:

  • You shall comply with all instructions from your Parole Agent and will not travel more than 50 miles from your residence without prior DAPO approval. You will not be absent from your county of residence for a period of more than 48 hours and not leave the State of California without prior written approval of your Parole Agent.
  • You will not reside at any address other than your listed residence of record for any amount of time without prior approval from your Supervising Parole Agent of the Parole and Community Services Division. Specifically, you will not be absent from your residence of record for more than (24) twenty-four hours without prior approval of your Supervising Parole Agent or the Division of Adult Parole Operations.
Beardsley was sentenced to prison in California under the commitment offense of stalking (Penal Code Section 646.9 (A)-Stalking), and is a first term offender received by CDCR on April 26, 2005, for a two-year sentence. He served the majority of his time at North Kern Sate Prison. His initial parole date was March 15, 2006, and his scheduled date for discharge from parole was March 15, 2009.