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CDCR Seeking Incarcerated Man Who Walked Away from Minimum‑Security Facility at North Kern State Prison

DELANO –California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials are seeking a person who walked away from the minimum-security facility at North Kern State Prison in Delano on Wednesday, October 25.

Tony McDade, 37, was reported missing after a routine security check at 10:15 p.m. Staff immediately launched a search and conducted an emergency count. CDCR’s Office of Correctional Safety and local law enforcement agencies have been notified and are assisting in the search.

McDade is 6 feet tall and weighs 180 pounds. He has brown eyes and black hair.

He was received from Los Angeles County on July 24, 2023, to serve a two-year, eight-month, sentence for two counts of second-degree burglary.

Anyone who sees McDade or has knowledge of his whereabouts should contact law enforcement or call 9-1-1. Since 1977, 99 percent of all people who have left an adult institution, camp, or community-based program without permission have been apprehended.

Tony McDade BV6141
Tony McDade BV6141


Contact: CDCR Press