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Inmate Walks Away from Konocti Conservation Camp

LOWER LAKE, CA – California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials are searching for a minimum-security inmate who walked away from Konocti Conservation Camp in Lake County today.

Inmate Nicolas Dunning, 32, was discovered missing at 7:40 a.m. A search of the camp buildings and grounds was immediately conducted. CDCR’s Office of Correctional Safety, CAL FIRE, the California Highway Patrol and local law enforcement agencies have been notified and are assisting in the search.

Dunning is a white male, 6 feet, 2 inches tall, weighing 181 pounds. He is bald with green eyes. He was committed to CDCR from Imperial County in April 2018 with a five-year sentence for assault with a deadly weapon.

Anyone who sees Dunning should contact 911 or law enforcement authorities immediately. Anyone having information about or knowledge of the location of Dunning should contact the CCC Watch Commander at (530) 257-2181, extension 4173.

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


December 31, 2018

CONTACT: Lt. Charlene Billings

(530) 257-2181 ext. 4110