Three inmates discovered missing, taken back to federal correction complex


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    From: U. S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons:

    Beaumont, TX: On Saturday, January 12, 2019, at approximately 6:10 p.m., three inmates were discovered missing from the Satellite Prison Camp in Beaumont, Texas. Shortly after identifying the missing inmates, all three inmates were taken back into custody and returned to the Federal Correctional Complex in Beaumont, Texas.

    At approximately 10:50 p.m., inmate Covarrubia-Mendiola was discovered missing from the Satellite Prison Camp in Beaumont, Texas.

    Mr. Covarrubia-Mendiola is a 40- year old White male with brown hair, brown eyes, 5’11” tall and weighs approximately 190 pounds. The United States Marshals Service and other law enforcement agencies were notified and an internal investigation was initiated. Anyone with information related to this individual should contact the United States Marshals Service at (713) 718-4800.

    Mr. Covarrubia-Mendiola was sentenced in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas to 69 months for Importing a Quantity of Cocaine; Possessing with Intent to Distribute a Quantity of Cocaine; Conspiracy to Violate 8 U.S.C. 1324 (A) (1) (A) (II); and Bringing in Illegal Aliens.

    The Satellite Prison Camp at FCC Beaumont is a minimum security facility that currently houses 534 male offenders in Beaumont, Texas.

    Additional information about the Federal Bureau of Prisons can be found at www.bop.gov.

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