Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Inmate Walks Away From Conservation Project

VALYERMO, CA — California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials are looking for a minimum-security inmate who walked away from a work crew near the community of Highlands, in San Bernardino County.

Inmate Kent Lesporavsky, 43, was last seen wearing white and grey thermals underneath an orange jumpsuit marked “CDCR Inmate” while working in the flood control channel near Highland Boulevard and Highway 330, in Highlands, Ca.  Cal Fire and CDCR staff searched the immediate area after Lesporavsky was discovered missing.   All local law enforcement agencies have been notified and are assisting in the search and apprehension efforts.

Lesporavsky is a white male, 6’ 1“ tall, weighing 220 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.  He is serving an eight year, eight month sentence after being convicted of transporting and selling marijuana, two counts of evading a peace officer while driving recklessly and resisting an officer.  He was scheduled to be paroled in September, 2019.

Anyone with information regarding Lesporavsky is asked to contact the Commander of the Fenner Canyon Conservation Camp (661)-944-0173 or the Watch Commander of the Sierra Conservation Center (209) 984-5291, extension 5439.

Of all offenders who have escaped from an adult institution, camp or community-based program since 1977, 98.7 percent have been apprehended.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                    Contact: Lt. W. Mock
November 4, 2015                                                                                (661) 944-0173