Inmate from Santa Barbara County on the Loose

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Edgar C. Delgado walked away from a state prison in Soledad yesterday, where he was serving four years, the state Department of Corrections stated this morning in a press release. He entered Salinas Valley State Prison after a conviction in north Santa Barbara County in late 2018 for felon in possession of firearm and controlled substance for sale. His release date had been June 2021.


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Delgado is described as a 37-year-old Hispanic man, 5’7″, 156 pounds, goateed, and wearing gray sweatpants and shirt when he was found missing from the Minimum Support Facility at Soledad around 8:20 p.m. on Tuesday.

Prison officials request that people who spot Delgado call 9-1-1; if they know of his whereabouts, call the prison watch commander at (831) 678-5500 x5542.


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