Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Offender Who Walked Away from Los Angeles Re-entry Facility Apprehended

LOS ANGELES — A man who walked away from the Male Community Re-entry Program (MCRP) in Los Angeles County July 27, 2016 was apprehended August 1.

Shane McCain, 40, was apprehended at approximately 7:30 p.m. August by the Los Angeles Police Department (Olympic Division) after officers recognized him from a photo as he was  riding his bike in the city of Los Angeles.  He was taken into custody without incident and transported to the California Institution for Men in Chino.

McCain had been participating in the MCRP, which allows eligible offenders committed to state prison to serve the end of their sentences in the re-entry 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.

McCain was admitted from Los Angeles County on November 17, 2015, to serve a three-year sentence for possession of a nunchaku and assault with bodily injury.  He was scheduled to be released to probation in October, 2016.

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

August 1, 2016                             

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