GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4)– An inmate walked away from the correctional facility near Golden on Wednesday.
Kenneth Gomez was in the Colorado Correctional Center, a minimum level facility also known as Camp George West.
Gomez was working as a mechanic in the Colorado State Patrol Garage at the Colorado State Patrol Academy located on the grounds of Camp George West when he walked away.
During the 10:15 a.m. formal count Gomez was not accounted for. A red service vehicle belonging to the Colorado State Patrol Garage also remains unaccounted for.
Gomez is Hispanic with brown eyes and black hair. He is 30 years old, about 5-foot-4 weighing 150 pounds.
Gomez has a tattoo on the right side of his neck that reads “Jester” and another on the left side of his neck that reads “Josiah.” He also has tattoos on his right upper arm “Eye of Ra,” lower right arm “Destiney,” left lower inside arm “Evangeline,” chest “Amorina,” and back “Brandie.”
Gomez was convicted out of Jefferson County in 2011 on charges of burglary and disturbing the public peace. Gomez was sentenced to five years on those charges.