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Valley View Conservation Camp Walkaway Inmate in Custody

SUSANVILLE – A minimum-security inmate from California Correctional Center (CCC) who walked away from Valley View Conservation Camp (CC #34) on October 5, 2015, has been apprehended.

On October 6, 2015, at approximately 11.00 P.M., an officer with the Santa Maria Police Department apprehended Inmate Jorge A. Macedo in Santa Maria, California at an area motel. Macedo attempted to evade capture and the officer used physical force to take Macedo into custody.

Macedo was transported to the California Men’s Colony in San Luis Obispo and is being returned to the California Correctional Center in Susanville. Macedo will be housed in the Administrative Segregation Unit pending a complete investigation into his actions.

Macedo was committed to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation on March 26, 2015, from Santa Barbara County for Possession of a Controlled Substance for Sale. He was scheduled to be released from CDCR custody on July 25, 2018.

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                         
October 7, 2015                                          

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