SYLMAR – California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials are looking for a minimum-security inmate who walked away from the Holton Fire Camp in Sylmar.

At approximately 1:25 a.m. staff discovered inmate Fernando Deras missing during a routine inmate count. Officers began an immediate search of the camp. CDCR’s Office of Correctional Safety, the California Highway Patrol and local law enforcement have been notified and are assisting in the search.

Deras, 31, is a Hispanic male, five-feet, nine inches tall, weighing 210 pounds, with brown eyes and a shaved head. He was received by CDCR in July 2018 from Los Angeles County to serve a four-year sentence for corporal injury on a specific person or persons.

Anyone who sees Deras should contact 911 or law enforcement authorities immediately.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 29, 2019

Contact: (916) 445-4950

Fernando Deras