Weott, CA – Minimum security inmate James Robert Prinz, walked away from the High Rock Conservation Camp CC# 32 in Weott, California on February 18, 2013. Inmate Prinz was apprehended in Fortuna, California by the Fortuna Police Department at approximately 3:15 p.m. on February 19, 2013, without incident.
Special agents from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation transported Inmate Prinz to the California Correctional Center in Susanville, California.
Inmate Prinz was committed to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation from Placer County for making criminal threats to cause great bodily injury, resisting an officer with force and violence and battery on a peace officer. He was scheduled to be paroled in April 2013. This matter will be referred to the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office for prosecution.
Of all offenders who have escaped from an adult institution, camp or community-based program since 1977, 99.1 percent have been apprehended.
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February 19, 2013
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