Inmate who walked away from Mount Bullion Conservation Camp in Mariposa County arrested

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Law enforcement has arrested an inmate who walked away from the Mount Bullion Conservation Camp in Mariposa County on March 1st. 

Officials say before 2 p.m. on Monday 46-year-old Joseph Speakman was found hiding near a vacant cabin, three miles from the Mount Bullion camp. 

He was taken into custody and was transported to Sierra Conservation Center in Jamestown. 

Officials realized he was gone just after 4 a.m. while doing a head count. Speakman was serving 4 years for stealing a car in Santa Barbara County.

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