Press release from the California Correctional Center:
Inmate Erwin Young, 33, is a black male, 5’ 11” tall, 213 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. He was committed to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) on November 4, 2015, from Contra Costa County for Vehicle Theft. He was scheduled to be released from CDCR custody on February 21, 2017.
Inmate Young was assigned to an inmate firefighting crew at CC #32 in Weott, California. The camp houses approximately 100 minimum-custody inmates.
Inmate Young was last seen at CC #32 by camp staff on June 12, 2016, at 9:20 p.m. outside of his assigned housing unit. When staff approached Young he fled from the scene leaving camp grounds.
CDCR, CAL-FIRE, law enforcement personnel, along with local law enforcement agencies and the California Highway Patrol were notified and are assisting in the search for Young. All responding law enforcement agencies are continuing with the search and apprehension efforts at this time.
Anyone seeing Inmate Young should contact 9-1-1 or law enforcement authorities immediately.
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Anyone having information about or knowledge of the location of Erwin Young should contact the CCC Watch Commander at (530) 257-2181 extension 4173.