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Escaped SCC Fire Camp Inmate Captured

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San Andreas, CA — An inmate that walked away from a Sierra Conservation Center fire camp was located over the weekend.

We reported earlier that 26-year-old Ernest Anthony Morales who was from Fresno County, a minimum security inmate, had snuck away from the Vallecito Conservation Camp on Friday. He was located over the weekend hiding in a park in the San Andreas area, according to the California Department of Corrections. He was taken into custody without incident by state officials. He was transported to the Sierra Conservation Center and his case will be referred to the District Attorney’s Office for possible prosecution. He has been serving a four year sentence for vehicle theft, as a second strike offender.

  • Inmate Ernest Anthony Morales