MENDOCINO Co., 12/31/18 — A inmate has escaped from the Konocti Conservation Camp, in Lake County and the Lake County Sheriff’s Department sent out the following alert via Nixle:
Nicholas Dunning escaped Konocti Conservation Camp #27 sometime between 0630 and 0715 hrs., on 12/31/18. He is described as a white male adult, with blond hair, green eyes, 6’2″ and 180 pounds.Lake County Sheriff’s Department
If seen please contact Konocti Conservation Camp #27 at 707 994 2437 or the Lake County Sheriff’s Office at 707 263 2690.
The conservation camp is one of the many across the state where prisoners work on fire prevention and fire fighting, as well as other wilderness maintenance projects. For a prisoner to work at one of these camps they generally need to exhibit good behavior within the prison and not have been incarcerated for arson, rape, or other sexual offenses.