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Authorities Looking For Escapee From Federal Prison In Santa Barbara County

Authorities are looking for a federal prison inmate who apparently walked away from a minimum security facility in Santa Barbara County.

Vincente Ramirez Junior was discovered missing from the U.S. Penitentiary Lompoc’s Satellite Prison Camp at around four p.m. Monday.

The 27 year old Central California man was serving a 15 year sentence for drugs and weapons convictions. Federal, state, and local officials are looking for the man.