Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Inmate Walks Away from Eel River Conservation Camp

REDWAY – California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials are searching for a minimum-security inmate who walked away from the California Correctional Center (CCC) Eel River Conservation Camp (CC #31) in Humboldt County on Jan. 17, 2017.

Inmate John Campbell, 38, was reported missing during an inmate count Tuesday, Jan. 17. He was last seen at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday in his assigned housing unit. Campbell was assigned as a kitchen worker at the camp, which houses approximately 100 minimum-custody inmates.

CDCR, CAL FIRE, law enforcement personnel, the California Highway Patrol and local law enforcement agencies have been notified and are assisting in the search for Campbell.

Campbell is a white male, 5 feet, 9 inches tall, weighing 200 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair. He was committed to CDCR on May 13, 2016, from Butte County to serve a seven-year, four month sentence for vehicle theft and evading a peace officer while driving recklessly. He was scheduled to parole in 2021.

Anyone who sees inmate Campbell should contact 911 or law enforcement authorities immediately. Anyone having information about or knowledge of the location of Campbell should contact the CCC Watch Commander at (530) 257-2181, extension 4173.