RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- The Nevada Department of Corrections reports that two inmates have escaped from custody.
At approximately 2 p.m., inmates Dustin Cottiero and Corey Gomez walked away from their work assignment with the Nevada Division of Forestry, while the work crew was performing work in the I-80 and McCarran area, near Robb Drive.
The Nevada Highway Patrol, Sparks Police Department and Reno Police Department have been notified and are assisting NDOC’s Northern Nevada Correctional Center staff and Inspector General’s Office in the apprehension of these two inmates.
Inmate Cottiero is serving 12 to 36 months for Attempted Burglary. Inmate Gomez was serving 36 to 96 months for Burglary and Resisting a Public Officer with a Weapon. Both inmates were assigned to the Stewart Conservation Camp in Carson City.