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Prison escapee found in Folsom neighborhood

12/30/2013 8:09 AM

12/30/2013 11:07 AM

A walk-away inmate from a Folsom-area prison was found Sunday in a neighborhood not far from the correctional institution.

A count of inmates in minimum-security support housing at California State Prison-Sacramento by staff at 7:40 a.m. Sunday revealed that Edward Rendon, a convicted robber from Los Angeles County, was missing.

Rendon is one of 157 minimum-security inmates housed in a dormitory-style setting outside of the maximum-security perimeter of CSP-Sacramento. Minimum-security inmates usually serve sentences of three-to-five years and are convicted of offenses that are not violent, are less-serious and are not sex-related, according to officials.

When Rendon walked away from the Folsom-area prison, local, state and prison officers began a search. He was taken into custody at 1:30 p.m. Sunday near Blue Ravine Road in Folsom by California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officers who saw the inmate walking in a residential area.

Sacto 911 Staff

Bill Lindelof
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Cathy Locke
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Andy Furillo
Superior Court
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Denny Walsh
Federal Court
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