ENGLEWOOD, Colo — The Federal Bureau of Prisons is searching for missing inmate Edward Verdugo, 49, after authorities said he walked away from a minimum-security correctional facility in Englewood Tuesday morning.
Verdugo was discovered missing at approximately 10:30 a.m. Tuesday from the satellite camp adjacent to the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Englewood in Littleton.
Verdugo is described by the authorities as a Hispanic male with black hair, brown eyes, 5’6” tall and weighs approximately 210 pounds.
According to a release, Verdugo was serving an aggregate 109-month sentence for conspiracy to distribute heroin, possession with intent to distribute heroin, possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime and felon in possession of a firearm.
The United States Marshals Service, Federal Bureau of Investigation and other law enforcement agencies were notified. An internal investigation was initiated.
The satellite camp at FCI Englewood is a minimum security facility.
Anyone with information about Verdugo's whereabouts is asked to contact the United States Marshals Service at 303-728-7800.
Additional information about the Federal Bureau of Prisons can be found at www.bop.gov.
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