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Posted by: thepinetree on 04/21/2014 03:57 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 04/21/2014 03:59 PM
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Two Inmates Who Walked Away From Mule Creek State Prison Minimum Support Facility Apprehended.

Ione, CA...Minimum-security inmates Patrick Raines and Johnny Maciel walked away from Mule Creek State Prison’s Minimum Support Facility in Amador County on April 16. Both Inmates were apprehended at about 8:20 a.m. Saturday, April 19. They were apprehended near the intersection of Willow Creek Road and Highway 16 in Plymouth, Calif,. in the area where authorities believed the two had been hiding. A local rancher saw them sitting near the roadway and notified CDCR staff patrolling in the area...

Staff quickly responded to the area, identified and apprehended both Raines and Maciel. They were wearing plaid shirts and gray sweatpants. Both were apprehended without incident.

Raines, 21, was from San Diego County and was serving a six-year sentence for carjacking. He had a parole date of March 2016 prior to the walkaway.

Maciel, 37, was from Placer County and was serving a 15-year,four-month sentence for second-degree burglary. He had a parole date of June 2016 prior to the walkaway.

Both were returned to Mule Creek State Prison and were housed within the secured perimeter of the institution. Both will face charges for the walkaway.

Of all offenders who have walked away or escaped from an adult institution, camp or community-based program since 1977, 99.1 percent have been apprehended.

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Posted on: 2014-04-21 18:04:10   By: Anonymous
One Inmate in for carjacking? The other on the tail end of a 15 year sentence? And at a minimum facility hell all they have is a chain link fence, that's why they call it a walk away.

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    Re: Really
    Posted on: 2014-04-21 20:55:30   By: Anonymous
    Good thing that rancher had a gun, or those undesirables would still be out on the loose.

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      Re: Really
      Posted on: 2014-04-21 23:01:14   By: Anonymous
      The article never mentioned the rancher ever holding them at gunpoint or anything...

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        Re: Really
        Posted on: 2014-04-22 06:15:42   By: Anonymous
        That's true but him adding that BS sure made it more interesting, didn't it?
        I've heard about the fish he caught in Malones......when he pulls them out of the water, the lake drops 2 inches.

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          Re: Really
          Posted on: 2014-04-22 10:11:52   By: Anonymous
          You two idiots must get all your news from the pine tree.

          The rancher was tipped off by a neighbor that someone was on his property. He then held them at gunpoint with a shotgun until authorities arrived. What's my source? HIS INTERVIEW!!

          From the guards at the prison:

          These two had really bad debts to really bad people. Now they get 10 more years at the State Hotel. That's why they only made it 8 miles in two days.

          Wake up people!!!

          Thank god for 2nd amendment.

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            Re: Really
            Posted on: 2014-04-22 14:46:15   By: Anonymous
            So you're saying that there are other news sources out there? Not just Holy freaking news flash, Batman. Maybe you should address you're jerky comment to the writer of the article for leaving that piece of information out.

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