ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Two minimum-security inmates escaped from a work camp in Englewood late Saturday.
According to the United States Department of Justice, law enforcement at the Federal Prison Camp in Englewood, a minimum-security work camp that houses about 180 non-violent offenders, noticed that two inmates were missing at approximately 10 p.m. Saturday.
Federal Prison Camp spokesman John Sell told the Denver Post officials discovered the men were missing during a head count.
Sell added that this is the first successful escape from the prison since 2011.
Authorities identified the first missing inmate as 22-year-old Noel Valdovines.
They described Valdovines as a Hispanic male, 5-foot-11, 175 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair.
He was sentenced in Colorado for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, said the Department of Justice. Valdovines was scheduled to be released on Dec. 29, 2019.
The Department identified the second inmate as Christopher Ramirez-Reyna,27.
Ramirez-Reyna was described as a Hispanic male, 5-foot-9, 180 pounds with brown eyes and black hair.
He was sentenced in Texas for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, and was scheduled for release on Oct. 9, 2018, said the Department of Justice.
Anyone with information regarding these two individuals was advised to contact the local U.S. Marshals Service or local law enforcement at 911.