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Inmate Walks Away from Parlin Fork Conservation Camp

MENDOCINO COUNTY – California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation  (CDCR) officials are searching for a minimum-security inmate who walked away from the California Correctional Center (CCC) Parlin Fork Conservation Camp (CC #06) in Mendocino County on April 15, 2020.

During an inmate count at around 8:30 p.m., staff discovered inmate Richard Solorzano, 32 was not in his assigned bunk. A search of the camp buildings and grounds was immediately conducted. Solorzano was last seen at approximately 7:00 p.m. wearing his state issued orange CDCR shirt and pants, with a newly shaved head. 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.

Solorzano was assigned as a cook at Parlin Fork Conservation Camp in Fort Bragg California. Parlin Fork Conservation Camp houses approximately 100 minimum-custody inmates.

Solorzano is a Hispanic male, 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 170 pounds with brown eyes, a baldhead, a mustache and goatee. He was committed to CDCR on September 2017, from Orange County to serve an 8 year sentence for Burglary 1st and Assault with a Deadly Weapon. He was scheduled to parole in August 2022.

Anyone who sees Solorzano should contact 911 or law enforcement authorities immediately. Anyone having information about or knowledge of the location of Solorzano 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


Contact: Lt. Adelaido Rodriguez (530) 257-2181