Yreka, California – A minimum-security inmate from the California Correctional Center walked away from Deadwood Conservation Camp (CC #23) on December 26, 2015.
Inmate Daniel R. Fidler, 42, is a white male, 5’ 8” tall, 174 pounds, with hazel eyes and a bald head. He was committed to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) on July 15, 2015, from Humboldt County for Burglary. He was scheduled to be released from CDCR custody on January 9, 2018.
Inmate Fidler was assigned to an inmate firefighting crew at CC #23 in Yreka. The camp houses approximately 100 minimum-custody inmates.
Inmate Fidler was last seen at CC #23 by camp staff on December 26 during the 7 p.m. count. He was discovered missing later that day by CC #23 staff during the 8:30 p.m. count.
On December 26, a report of a stolen vehicle was made from a residence approximately four miles east of CC #23. This vehicle was discovered by law enforcement on December 27 at 9 a.m., abandoned on Highway 96 approximately three miles east of Horse Creek turnoff. The vehicle is a red/grey 1975 Ford F-250 flatbed truck. Law enforcement has reason to believe that this vehicle was stolen by Inmate Fidler, and that he may still be in the area.
Anyone with information regarding the above mentioned vehicle, or Inmate Fidler, should contact either 9-1-1, the CCC Watch Commander at (530) 257-2181 extension 4173, or other law enforcement authorities immediately.