Prisoners Corey Branch, Tavares Lahuan Graham, Lamonte Rashon Willis and Karim Alan Shaw were reported missing from the satellite camp of the Federal Correctional Complex in St. Petersburg at about 1:45 a.m. Saturday, the agency said.
Details of the escape were not included in the news release, except that the BOP called it a “pass”.
The Marshals Service of the United States, the FBI and other law enforcement agencies are assisting in the search for the four men, according to the BOP.
Brunch, 41, was serving a 160-month sentence for possession with the intention of distributing fentanyl and a criminal in possession of a firearm. Graham, 44, was serving a 120-month sentence for possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine and 28 grams or more of cocaine, as well as possession of a firearm in support of a drug crime, the agency said.
Willis, 30, was serving a 216-month sentence for possession and concealment of stolen firearms and possession of firearms by a convicted felon. Shaw, 46, was serving a 194-month sentence for possession possession with intent to distribute a measurable amount of heroin, the BOP press release said.
The satellite camp of the Federal Correctional Complex in St. Petersburg is listed as a minimum security facility that currently houses 185 male prisoners, according to the BOP.