SAN DIEGO — Corrections officials apprehended an incarcerated man who walked away Tuesday from the Male Community Reentry Program in San Diego County.
Rosario Castro, 40, was taken into custody without incident Wednesday around 1:40 p.m. after last being seen Tuesday morning at the Senior Citizens Care Facility in Chula Vista while visiting on an approved community pass, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) said in a news release.
Castro, who was sentenced in February of 2020 to serve four years for carjacking and vehicle theft second striker, was taken to Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility, per CDCR. Officials say his case will be referred to the San Diego County District Attorney for consideration of escape charges.
Anyone who sees Castro or knows where he is was asked to call law enforcement, 911 or Program Manager Michael Hagemann at 213-200-9771.
According to CDCR, the prison has apprehended 99% of all incarcerated people who have left an adult institution, camp or community-based program without permission.