Alder Camp escapee may be wearing CalFire clothing

Triplicate Staff

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.

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