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Inmate Escapes from Minimum Support Facility of Kern Valley State Prison

DELANO – Inmate Miguel Jaime Jr. has escaped from the Minimum Support Facility of Kern Valley State Prison (KVSP). At approximately 11:45 a.m., inmate Jaime was reported missing. An emergency count was called and at 12:15 p.m. it was confirmed that inmate Jaime had escaped. The institution has activated the Emergency Operations, Escape Pursuit Plan in an effort to locate Jaime.

Inmate Jaime is a 23-year-old Hispanic male with short black hair and brown eyes. He is 5’ 4” tall and weighs 145 pounds. He was incarcerated from Kern County on September 17, 2010 and is serving a two-year, four-month sentence for the manufacturing, sale and possession of a weapon. He served time previously for robbery and burglary. Inmate Jaime arrived at KVSP on January 21, 2011.

Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of inmate Jaime is should call 911 or contact Lt. Jeff Smith at (661) 721-6314 or their local law enforcement agency.

KVSP is a Level IV institution which also houses a Level I Minimum Support Facility. Approximately 4,700 inmates are incarcerated at KVSP.

March 1, 2011
Contact: Lt. Jeff Smith, KVSP
(661) 721-6314