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Inmate Back In Custody After Walking Away from Ventura Conservation Camp.

CAMARILLO CA – California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials announced today that inmate Johnny Macias was taken back into custody without incident on the afternoon of Tuesday, Sept. 26 during a traffic stop in San Diego County. He has been transported to the R.J. Donovan Correctional Facility.inmate Johnny Macias

Macias, 20, was discovered missing by Ventura Conservation Camp staff at approximately 10:10 pm on Sunday, Sept 24.  He was received by CDCR in Sept. 2016 with a three-year sentence from Orange County for carjacking.  His case will be forwarded to the Ventura County District Attorney’s office for prosecution on escape charges.

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


September 27, 2017  

Contact:  Lt. R. Kelsey   

(209) 984-5291 extension 5499