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Authorities Apprehend Inmate Who Walked Away from Salinas Valley State Prison Minimum Support Facility

SOLEDAD – One California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) inmate who walked away from the minimum-support facility at Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP) on Saturday, September 14, was apprehended yesterday, Monday evening in an apartment complex in San Francisco.

At approximately 4:17 p.m., CDCR Special Services Unit Officers, operating on information developed during the investigation, located Adam L. Beck, 35, in San Francisco. He was quickly taken into custody without incident, and was transport back to SVSP. 

Beck was reported missing at approximately 5:17 a.m. on Saturday morning. Notification was immediately made to local law enforcement agencies to assist in the search. Beck 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. He may face possible charges in this incident.

CONTACT: Lt. Alan Meyer (831) 678-5554

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