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Inmate Walks Away from Chamberlain Creek Conservation Camp

FORT BRAGG – California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials are searching for a minimum-security inmate who walked away from the California Correctional Center (CCC) Chamberlain Creek Conservation Camp (CC #17), in Mendocino County on Sept. 13.

Inmate Jonathan Washington, 31, was discovered missing from Chamberlain Creek  Conservation Camp at 12:30 p.m. during a routine count. Inmate Washington was last seen at the camp at 8 a.m. wearing grey sweatpants, a white t-shirt and white tennis shoes. 

CDCR’s Office of Correctional Safety, CAL FIRE, California Highway Patrol and local law enforcement agencies have been notified and are assisting in the search for Washington.

Washington is a black male, 6’4” tall, weighing 217 pounds with brown eyes, black hair in dreadlocks, a goatee and mustache. He was received by CDCR in December 2018 from Kings County to serve three years and eight months for vandalism and corporal injury on a specific person resulting in a traumatic condition. He was scheduled to parole in March 2020.

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


Contact: Lt. Charlene Ruggiero

(530) 257-2181 ext. 4110