A carjacker and a burglar escaped from Mule Creek State Prison Wednesday morning.
Mule Creek Prison is in Ione, in Amador County, about 40 miles south east of Sacramento in the Sierra foothills. Patrick Raines, 21, and Johnny Maciel, 37, were confirmed missing following a 10:50 a.m. security check, according to prison authorities, having escaped from the minimum security facility.
Raines, from Placer County, is 6 feet 1 inch tall with short blond hair and blue eyes. He was serving a 6-year sentence for carjacking, and had a March 2016 parole date.
Maciel, from San Diego County, is 6 feet tall with short brown hair and brown eyes. He was serving a 15 year sentence for burglary, and had a June 2016 parole date.
Prison investigators urge anyone with information to call 911, or Mule Creek State Prison at (209) 274-5955.
Update: On Saturday, April 19, it was reported that both escapees were spotted sitting on the side of a road in Plymouth, a town about 10 miles north of Ione, up Highway 124 and on to Highway 49. Officers arrived and took them into custody without further incident.
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