Two Inmates Escape From Herlong Federal Prison

HERLONG (CBS13) – The U.S. Marshals Service is searching for two inmates who escaped from the federal prison in Herlong.

Marco Polo Aguilar-Martinez and Milton Antonio Borjas were last seen in Thursday afternoon at the medium-security prison camp in Lassen County. Aguilar-Martinez and Borjas were reported missing during a night count. A search of the premises turned up empty.

Aguilar-Martinez, 31, is 5 feet 11 inches tall, 140 pounds, with dark hair and brown eyes. Borjas, 42, is 5-7, 160 pounds, also with a dark complexion.

Both were in prison for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and illegal re-entry into the United States, according to Deputy U.S. Marshal Frank Newsom.

Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts should contact the U.S. Marshals Service in Sacramento at (916) 930-2030. All information can remain anonymous and reward is possible leading to the direct capture of the fugitives.

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