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Inmate Who Walked Away from Alder Conservation Camp Apprehended in Oakland

Darius LouisCrescent City – California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) announced today the apprehension of a minimum-security state prison inmate who walked away from Alder Conservation Camp in Del Norte County this past Monday, April 11, 2016.

At approximately 11 a.m., inmate Darius Louis, 19, was taken into custody without incident in Oakland, CA by CDCR Special Service Unit (SSU) agents and the Oakland Police Department.

Louis was committed to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) on June 4, 2015, from Lake County for Grand Theft. He was scheduled to be released from CDCR custody on March 9, 2020.

Louis will be transported back to the California Correctional Center in Susanville, and will no longer be eligible to be housed in a Conservation Camp.

Since 1977, 99 percent of all offenders who have left an adult institution, camp, or community-based program without permission have been apprehended.

April 14, 2016

CONTACT: Lt. Aaron Yderraga
(530) 257-2181