By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – An LA County inmate who walked away from a minimum-security camp near Sacramento Saturday was apprehended Sunday.

Staff discovered 25-year-old Edgar Benitez missing from his assigned housing at the Growlersberg Conservation Camp in El Dorado County Saturday night around 11 p.m., according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

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Authorities immediately conducted a search of the grounds. The state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s Office of Correctional Safety said he was found in front of a Modesto home at 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

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Benitez, who was received from LA County on December 26, 2017, was sentenced to nine years for driving under the influence causing bodily injury or death.

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He will be taken to transported and rehoused at Sierra Conservation Center and his case will be referred for consideration fo charges, corrections officials said.