Crime

Inmate walks away from Lompoc prison camp

LOMPOC, Calif. - Another inmate has walked away from the minimum-security Satellite Prison Camp in Lompoc.

Daniel Kim, 56, was reported missing at around 4:00 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Kim was serving a 14-year sentence for drug charges including conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute.

Kim is an Asian male with black hair and brown eyes. He is 5-feet and 7-inches and weighs 150 pounds.

Kim is from Honolulu, Hawaii and he was projected to be released in October of 2024.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and United States Marshals Service were notified along with local and state law enforcement authorities and a search is underway.

Anyone who sees Kim is urged to contact local law enforcement immediately.

At least five inmates have walked away from the minimum-security prison camp in the last six months. The camp houses more than 400 inmates.


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