Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Walkaways from California State Prison-Corcoran Captured in Oxnard

Minimum-security inmates arrested without incident

Oxnard, CA - Special Service Unit agents from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s Office of Correctional Safety (OCS) in cooperation with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department apprehended minimum-security walkaways Alejandro Flores and Isidro Sanchez on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 3:15 a.m. Both were later returned to California State Prison (CSP)-Corcoran.

Flores and Sanchez had walked away from the minimum-security Prison Industry Authority dairy at CSP-Corcoran Sunday, September 15, 2013 at approximately 9:30 p.m. Institutional staff immediately notified local law enforcement and OCS. A search was initiated and continued until the inmates' capture on Saturday.

Since 1977, 98.7 percent of all CDCR escapees and walkaways have been apprehended.

CSP-Corcoran opened in 1988 and houses nearly 4,400 minimum-, medium-, maximum- and high-security custody inmates. The Kings County prison offers academic classes and vocational programs as well as community programs and work crews. The prison employs approximately 2,100 people.

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September 24, 2013
Contact: Lt. Anthony Baer
(559) 992-6104