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Escapee from Pilot Rock Conservation Camp Apprehended in San Diego County

El Cajun, CA – A minimum custody inmate who walked away from Pilot Rock Conservation Camp has been taken in custody.

Special Agents from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s (CDCR), U.S. Marshals, and local

Law Enforcement apprehended inmate Edward David Torrison on Monday, November 22, 2010 at 5:15 p.m., at a location in

El Cajun of San Diego County.

On Friday, November 12, 2010, at approximately 5:30 p.m., inmate Torrison escaped from Pilot Rock Conservation Camp in Crestline, CA. Camp staff immediately notified local law enforcement and the Office of Correctional Safety (OCS). A search was initiated, and continued until his capture on Monday.

Torrison was taken into custody without incident and transported to California Institution for Men in Chino, CA.

Of all offenders who have escaped from an adult institution, adult camp, or adult community-based program since 1977, 99.1 percent have been apprehended.

CONTACT: David Fish

November 23, 2010 (209) 984-5291 extension 5499