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Inmate Who Walked Away from Conservation Camp Apprehended

SUSANVILLE– The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) have apprehended a minimum-security inmate who walked away from the Ishi Conservation Camp in Paynes Creek yesterday. The inmate was apprehended on December 20 at approximately 7:30 pm by CDCR officials and local law enforcement.

Inmate Arthur Turner, a minimum-security inmate was committed to CDCR on February 28, 2003 from Stanislaus County for second-degree robbery. He was scheduled to be paroled in April 2014.

The inmate was booked into the Tehama County Jail and the case will be referred to the Tehama County District Attorney’s Office for prosecution.

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


December 21, 2011
Contact: Margaret Pieper
530-257-2181 ext. 4110