Inmate Dorothea Puente Dies of Natural Causes

CHOWCHILLA – Central California Women’s Facility inmate Dorothea Puente, 82, who had been serving two life-without-parole sentences for two counts of first-degree murder with special circumstances and a concurrent 15-years-to-life sentence for second-degree murder,...

Inmate Escape From Owens Valley Conservation Camp, CC#26

BISHOP – On March 17, 2011, at approximately 8:30 PM, a Sierra Conservation Center inmate assigned to Owens Valley Conservation Camp in Inyo County was discovered missing during a camp count. Inmate Yahua Yang, a minimum custody inmate could not be located by camp...

Delta Conservation Camp Escapee Apprehended

Rio Vista, CA – Prison inmate Nathan Simpson, a minimum security inmate who escaped from the Delta Conservation Camp CC#8 in Suisun City, CA on March 13, 2011, was apprehended in Rio Vista, CA. on March 17, 2011 by special agents from the California Department of...