Weott, California – Prison Inmate Markus Newsome a minimum security inmate who escaped from High Rock Conservation Camp CC#32 was apprehended June 21 by Corrections Agents and local law enforcement officials near the area of the camp in Humboldt County.

Inmate Newsome had escaped from High Rock Conservation Camp CC#32 earlier that morning around 1030 am.

At approximately 7:15 p.m. on June 21 the escapee was captured, arrested and taken into custody. He was medically cleared and booked without incident into the Humboldt County Jail. This matter will be referred to the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office for prosecution.