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Walk Away from Eel River Conservation Camp

Redway, California – A minimum-security inmate from California Correctional Center walked away from Eel River Conservation Camp (CC #31) on July 16, 2014.

Inmate Ga Dakota Moss, 19, is a White male, 5’ 11” tall, 175 pounds, with green eyes and blonde/strawberry blonde hair. He was committed to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) on February 28, 2013, from San Bernardino County for Second Degree Burglary. He was scheduled to be released from CDCR custody on December 13, 2014.

Inmate Moss was assigned to an inmate firefighting crew at Eel River Conservation Camp (CC# 31) in Humboldt County, California. The camp houses approximately 120 minimum-custody inmates.

Inmate Moss was last seen at the CC #31 Camp Office awaiting arrival of the camp bus for transport back to CCC at about 8:40 A.M. At about 9:20 A.M., camp staff members were conducting a count and discovered Inmate Moss was missing.  An emergency count was conducted and confirmed Moss was missing. The CCC Watch Commander was notified and escape procedures were immediately initiated.

CDCR, Cal-Fire Law Enforcement personnel, along with local law enforcement agencies, and the California Highway Patrol were notified and are assisting in the search for Moss. All responding law enforcement agencies are continuing with the search and apprehension efforts at this time.

Inmate Moss was last seen wearing orange CDCR state-issued clothing. Anyone seeing Moss should contact 9-1-1 or law enforcement authorities immediately.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                               
July 16, 2014  

Lieutenant Charles Gilmore
(530)257-2181 ext. 4110

Contact: Anyone having information about or knowledge of the location of Ga Dakota Moss should contact the CCC Watch Commander at 530-257-2181×4173.