Yreka, California - Minimum-security California Correctional Center inmate Daniel R. Fidler, who walked away from Deadwood Conservation Camp (CC #23) on Dec. 26, was apprehended the morning of December 29.
At approximately 9:12 a.m. Dec. 29, the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department apprehended Fidler, 42, during a traffic stop on Highway 96 in the Horse Creek area near the town of Happy Camp. Authorities were alerted to Fidler’s location due to a 911 call from a local citizen.
Fidler 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 in January 2018
Fidler will be transported back to the California Correctional Center in Susanville, and will no longer be eligible to be housed in a Conservation Camp.
Since 1977, 99 percent of all offenders who have left an adult institution, camp, or community-based program without permission have been apprehended.