Thursday, July 28, 2016

Offender Who Walked Away from Los Angeles Reentry Facility Apprehended

LOS ANGELES — A man who walked away from the Male Community Reentry Program (MCRP) in Los Angeles County on July 23 was apprehended on July 25.

Jory M. Mixon, 29, was apprehended without incident in the city of Lynnwood with help from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Los Angeles Fugitive Apprehension Team, and agents from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) Special Services Unit. He was transported to the California Institution for Men in Chino.

Mixon had been participating in the MCRP, which allows eligible offenders committed to state prison to serve the end of their sentences in the reentry center and provides them the programs and tools necessary to transition from custody to the community. It is a voluntary program for male offenders who have approximately 180 days left to serve. The program links participants to a range of community-based rehabilitative services that assist with substance use disorders, mental health care, medical care, employment, education, housing, family reunification and social support.

Mixon was admitted from Los Angeles County on March 25, 2015, to serve a two-year, eight month sentence for evading peace officers while driving recklessly. He was scheduled to be released to probation in September 2016.

Since 1977, 99 percent of all offenders who have left an adult institution, camp, or community-based program without permission have been apprehended.

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July 28, 2016   

Contact: Krissi Khokhobashvili
(916) 445-4950

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