Calif. inmate firefighter at large after walking off job
Kent Lesporavasky, 43, is serving a sentence for transportation of marijuana and has prior history for theft, drugs and assault on police
San Bernardino County Sun
HIGHLAND, Calif. — A state prisoner assigned to a fire crew walked away from his duties here Wednesday and is still at large.
Inmate Kent Lesporavasky, 43, walked away from his crew and was last seen around 12:30 p.m. near Highway 330 and Highland Avenue, San Bernardino County sheriff’s officials said.
He was last seen wearing an orange California Department of Corrections jumpsuit. A search for Lesporavasky turned up empty after sheriff’s command searched with the use of helicopters and K-9s.
Lesporavasky was described as weighing about 220 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Officials say he had a long-sleeved white thermal shirt on underneath his jumpsuit. He’s serving a sentence for transportation of marijuana and has prior history for theft, drugs and assault on police, officials say.
Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is urged to immediately call 911 or the Highland Police Department at 909-425-9793.
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