Another drug dealer escapes from Lompoc federal prison

March 4, 2018

Maurico Martinez

An inmate serving time for distribution of possession of methamphetamine walked away from the minimum security Federal Correctional Complex in Lompoc on Sunday, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons. [Cal Coast Times]

Shortly before 1 p.m., prison guards discovered Mauricio Martinez, 29, was missing. Prison officials then notified the U.S. Marshals Service and other law enforcement agencies, but authorities have yet to locate Martinez.

Martinez, who was serving a 15 year sentence for conspiracy to distribute and possession with Intent to distribute methamphetamine, is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs around 240 pounds.

The minimum security facility, also known as a satellite camp, is adjacent to the medium security federal penitentiary in Lompoc. In recent years, more than a dozen inmates have walked away from the Lompoc prison camp.

It is unclear how many of the fugitives have been apprehended.







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5 Comments

  1. slomark says:

    Why is someone who is serving a 15 year prison sentence even in a minimum-security prison in the first place?

  2. Slosum says:

    He’s welcome in SLO…. the “welcoming” city. Come on in…. the door’s wide open.

  3. George Bailey says:

    He only came for a better life.

  4. copperhead says:

    At 5’9″ and 240 lbs he certainly didn’t run away. No wonder they can’t build a border wall, we apparently don’t even have walls at our prisons,

    • AmericaTheFree says:

      Shhhh! Republicans don’t want to hear the truth copperhead, nope! Give a person enough time and they’ll find a way to circumvent any $4 Million Dollar A Mile “rest stop”… Know what I mean?

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