Inmate Worked at Prison Dairy / Prison Officials are Searching

CORCORAN, CA – On Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at approximately 10:25 p.m. a Level I (minimum custody) inmate assigned to work at the Dairy (which is outside the electrical fence perimeter,) was discovered missing. Inmate Raul Antonio Gutierrez Sobalvarro was last seen during the regular 9 p.m. job-site institutional count.

Inmate Sobalvarro, 22, is a Hispanic inmate with a medium build, dark complexion, black eyes and black hair.  He was last seen wearing a white jumpsuit with “CDCR Prisoner” printed on the clothing.  Sobalvarro is 5’ 6” and weighs 170 pounds.

Sobalvarro was serving a three-year sentence from Los Angeles County for second-degree robbery.  He had been in state prison since July 1, 2011 and was scheduled to parole in October 2013.

Prison officials are continuing the search for inmate Sobalvarro and local law agencies have been notified. If anyone sees him or knows of his whereabouts, please notify local law enforcement officials, California State Prison-Corcoran at (559) 992-6120, or call 9-1-1.

CSP-Corcoran opened in 1988 and houses nearly 5,000 minimum-, medium-, maximum- and high-security custody inmates.  The Kings County prison offers academic classes and vocational programs as well as community programs and work crews.  The prison employs approximately 2,100 people. 

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May 2, 2012
M. Theresa Cisneros
(559) 992-6104