An Alder Conservation Camp inmate walked away from the facility near Klamath on Wednesday morning and may be wearing part of a CalFire uniform, authorities said.
Corey Joseph Janic, 26, is a minimum-security inmate serving a five-year sentence from Benito County for first-degree burglary and unlawful taking of a vehicle, according to a statement from the California Correctional Center.
He was described as 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing 145 pounds with brown eyes and a shaved head.
Janic was last seen running from Alder Camp at approximately 10:30 a.m.
discovering the burglary of a CalFire t-shirt and jacket at Alder Camp, officials
suspect that Janic could be wearing them, according to Del Norte
sheriff's Commander Bill Steven.
"There's a likelihood that he could be responsible for the burglary and passing himself off as a CalFire employee," Steven said.
with information about Janic's whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the
California Correctional Center watch commander at 530-252-3013.