Escaped SVSP inmate apprehended in San Francisco

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State corrections officials say Adam Beck walked away from minimum security facility

SOLEDAD — An inmate who walked away from a minimum security facility at Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP) in Soledad was apprehended Sept. 16 in San Francisco, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR).

ADAM BECK

CDCR officials discovered 35-year-old Adam Beck missing Sept. 14 following a routine count at 5 a.m. when he was not in his assigned area as a dining worker.

Acting on information developed during the search for Beck, CDCR Special Services Unit officers located him at an apartment in San Francisco at about 4:17 p.m. on Monday. Beck was taken into custody without incident, according to the CDCR, and was transported back to SVSP.

Beck entered CDCR custody in September 2018 after receiving a four-year sentence for evading or attempting to evade a peace officer while driving recklessly and for carrying a concealed dirk or dagger in Placer County, according to CDCR, and was eligible for parole as early as December 2019.

 

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SOLEDAD — An inmate walked away from a minimum security facility at Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP) in Soledad on Sept. 14, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR).

CDCR officials said that 35-year-old Adam Beck was reported missing during a routine count at 5 a.m. when he was not in his assigned area as a dining worker.

Beck entered CDCR custody in September 2018 after receiving a four-year sentence for evading or attempting to evade a peace officer while driving recklessly and for carrying a concealed dirk or dagger, according to CDCR, and was eligible for parole as early as December 2019.

Beck is described as a white male, standing 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighs 170 pounds, and has brown eyes and black hair.

California Highway Patrol, local law enforcement and CDCR officials are currently searching for Beck.

Anyone who sees Beck or has information on his whereabouts should immediately call local law enforcement or the SVSP watch commander at 831-678-5500.

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