EUREKA (CBS/AP) — Authorities are searching for two minimum-security inmates who walked away from a prison camp near the community of Redway in Humboldt County Friday night.
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation had not reported finding Derek Barnett, 29, or Noah Wilson, 28, by Sunday morning.READ MORE: 18-Year-Old Driver Dies, 3 Teen Passengers Injured in Saturday-Night Crash Near Davis
The two were discovered missing Friday at 9:45 p.m. during an inmate count at the Eel River Conservation Camp in Humboldt County, the corrections department said in a news release.
The camp, where Barnett was a porter and Wilson a cook, houses about 120 minimum-security prisoners and focuses on inmate fire crew preparation.READ MORE: Suspect Resisting Arrest Shoots Himself in the Foot During Struggle With Sunnyvale Police
Barnett was convicted of possession of a firearm and vehicle theft, officials said. He was supposed to be paroled in December. Wilson is incarcerated for possession of a controlled substance for sale. He was scheduled for parole in April 2021.
Both men were last seen wearing gray sweatshirts, gray sweatpants and white sneakers.MORE NEWS: 'The Father Is A Hero'; Oakland Man, 1-Year-Old Daughter Die In Horrific Arson Fire
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