Inmate ID'd in Carson City prison break

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Updated: 8/13/2014 9:35 am
UPDATE: 10:20 p.m.

CARSON CITY, Nev. ( & KRNV) -- According The Nevada Department of Corrections just before 6 p.m. on Tuesday, August 12, an inmate by the name of Brian Kakowski was observed outside the perimeter fence at the Warm Springs Correctional Center.

NDOC reports that immediate efforts to apprehend the inmate were enacted. The tower officer kept the inmate in sight at all times and radioed to the chase officers the inmate’s location. Inmate Kakowski was captured by NDOC officers and in custody by 6:07 p.m. without incident less than a mile and west of the institution. While he was outside the perimiter of the facility, Kakowski did not come into contact with anyone of the public.
Inmate Kakowski has been transferred to Northern Nevada Correctional Center.

Kakowski was admitted to the Nevada Department of Corrections on June 2, 2014 and was serving 13 to 60 months for failure to stop upon signal of peace officer.

CARSON CITY, Nev. ( & KRNV) -- According to Carson City Dispatch, traffic is being rerouted at 5th Street and Saliman Road in Carson City after shots were reportedly fired from an unknown source during a prison break from a facility on 5th Street.

The incident began at around 6 p.m. when the Warm Springs Corrections Facility reported a prisoner broke free in the Lompa Ranch area. The prisoner escaped on foot and was possibly met by a white van picking him up. The van was then intercepted.

State prison officials report they detained the prisoner with the help of the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

According to Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong, there were no reports of injuries.

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