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Missing Inmate from Miramonte Conservation Camp Back in Custody

MIRAMONTE, CA- California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) staff took inmate Jose Garcia, 39, into custody after he turned himself in at approximately 11:00 p.m. on Friday, June 8, 2012.

Inmate Garcia, a minimum-custody inmate, walked away from the Miramonte Conservation Camp in Fresno County at approximately 11:30 pm on Wednesday, June 6. 

He was committed to CDCR on February 24, 2012 from Santa Clara County to serve a seven-year sentence for disregard for safety. He was scheduled to be released to parole in May 2015.

Of all offenders who have escaped or walked away from an adult institution, camp or community-based program since 1977, 98.7 percent have been apprehended.