Inmates Corey Branch, Tavares Lajuane Graham, Lamonte Rashawn Willis and Kareem Allen Shaw were reported as missing from the Federal Correctional Complex Petersburg’s satellite camp at approximately 1:45 am Saturday, the agency said.
Details of the escape were not included in the news release, beyond the BOP calling it a “walkaway.”
The US Marshals Service, FBI and other law enforcement agencies are assisting in the search for the four men, according to the BOP.
Branch, 41, was serving a 160-month sentence for possession with intent to distribute fentanyl and felon in possession of a firearm. Graham, 44, was serving a 120-month sentence for possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine and 28 grams or more of cocaine base, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, the agency said.
Willis, 30, was serving a 216-month sentence for possessing and concealing a stolen firearm and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Shaw, 46, was serving a 194-month sentence for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a measurable quantity of heroin, the BOP said in the news release.
Federal Correctional Complex Petersburg’s satellite camp is listed as a minimum-security facility, which currently houses 185 male inmates, according to the BOP.