MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- An inmate has been discovered missing from the federal prison camp at Maxwell Air Force Base, the second escape from the facility in the past month.
Mildred Perryman, public information officer for the prison camp, says 40-year-old Jim Novak was not present at a count of inmates about 10 p.m. Tuesday.
Perryman says Novak was serving three years on a supervised release violation and was jailed originally on charges of conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine and possession of a firearm in a drug trafficking crime.. He had a projected release date of Nov. 29, 2013.
Authorities also continue to search for 37-year-old Haleodore Zepeta, who went missing on June 22. Zepeta was jailed on charges related to cocaine distribution.