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Inmate Walks Away from Salinas Valley State Prison Minimum Support Facility

SOLEDAD – California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials are searching for a minimum-security inmate who walked away from the Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP) Minimum Support Facility on Sept. 14.

Inmate Adam Beck, 35, was discovered missing during a routine count at 5:00 a.m. Beck was not in his assigned area as a dining worker.  

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

Beck is a white male, 5’11” tall, weighing 170 pounds with green eyes and a bald head. He was received by CDCR in September 2018 from Placer County and Santa Clara County to serve four years for evading or attempting to evade a peace officer while driving recklessly, and for carrying concealed dirk or dagger. His earliest possible scheduled parole date was December 2019. Beck was last seen wearing gray shorts and a white T-shirt.

Anyone who sees inmate Beck should contact 911 or law enforcement authorities immediately. Anyone having information about or knowledge of the location of Beck should contact the SVSP Watch Commander at (831) 678-5500, extension 5542 or Special Agent Becerra at (916) 869-2002.