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Inmate who walked away from prison camp arrested

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Updated: 7/02/2012 2:15 pm
TONOPAH (KSNV MyNews3) – Officials of the Nevada Department of Corrections report that inmate Mark Nemeth, who walked away from the Tonopah Conservation Camp, June 30 has been arrested.

Nemeth, 40, was last seen Saturday and was present at approximately 4 a.m. at the minimum custody facility located outside of Tonopah, Nev. He was discovered missing at approximately 5 a.m.

Today at approximately 9:13 am Esmeralda Co. (NV) Sheriff’s Office officers, arrested Nemeth and booked him into the Esmeralda Co. Jail on a Department Of Corrections Retake Warrant.

New charges including possession of a Stolen Vehicle from Nye Co., failure to yield; speeding, and damage to a stolen vehicle.

Nemeth is a white male, 5-foot-8 and approximately 140 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

He is serving a two- to five-year sentence for attempted burglary, a concurrent sentence for grand larceny and also a concurrent two- to eight-year sentence for attempt to establish or possess a financial forgery laboratory.


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