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Offender Walks Away from Miramonte Conservation Camp

MIRAMONTE CA – California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials are searching for a minimum-security inmate who walked away from the Sierra Conservation Center (SCC) Miramonte Conservation Camp (CC #5) in Fresno County on Aug. 31.

At approximately 5:05 p.m., staff discovered Villamil, 32, jogging away from camp. The Officer lost sight of him and while searching for him, the Officer observed a small SUV pull away near the area Villamil ran to. A search of the camp buildings and grounds was immediately conducted. Office of Correctional Safety, CAL FIRE, the California Highway Patrol and local law enforcement agencies have been notified and are assisting in the search.

Villamil is a Hispanic male, 5’9 feet tall, weighing 179 pounds with black eyes, and black hair. He was wearing a grey sweatshirt and grey pants. He was committed to CDCR on November 19, 2014, from Los Angeles County to serve a 10-year sentence for second-degree robbery. He was scheduled to parole in November 2020.

Anyone who sees Villamil should contact 911 or law enforcement authorities immediately. Anyone having information about or knowledge of the location of Villamil should contact the SCC Watch Commander at (209) 984-5291, extension 5439.

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


L.A. von Savoye

(559) 336-2312