Inmate Ledesma was last seen by custody officials on the MSF at approximately 3:45 p.m.
The RJDCF immediately implemented its escape procedures, searching the facility grounds and surrounding community, but Ledesma was not found. All local law enforcement agencies and the California Highway Patrol have been notified and are assisting in the search for Ledesma. Escape apprehension efforts are continuing.
Anyone seeing Ledesma should contact local law enforcement immediately.
The RJDCF employs approximately 1,600 staff and provides secure housing for approximately 3,900 minimum, medium and high-security inmates. The prison provides offenders academic and vocational education programs, work skills in prison industries and inmate self-help group activities. In addition, the RJDCF contains a MSF, providing administrative, fire suppression, and off-reservation work crews. The RJDCF works extensively with San Diego County,
in conjunction with other governmental entities, to perform many valuable services to the various communities within the county.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 28, 2012
Contact: Lt. Patrick Logan