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PRESS RELEASE: Department of Corrections Searching for Incarcerated Individual Escaped From Cedar Creek Corrections Center

Released November 13, 2021, published November 15, 2021

Contact Jacque Coe, (360) 890-0381 Communications Office
Mark David Vannausdle state custody photo

Garrett Stephen Young, 32
DOC Number: 335962
Date of Birth: 06/01/1989
Race: Caucasian
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 200 lbs.
Eye Color: Blue

ROCHESTER – An incarcerated individual has escaped from the Cedar Creek Corrections Center (CCCC) near Rochester in southwest Washington. The individual, 32-year-old Garrett Stephen Young (DOC 335962), was discovered missing around 3:00 a.m. this morning during routine checks. Young appears to have escaped early this morning by digging under a fence at a gym where he was temporarily housed as part of ongoing facility-wide COVID-19 safety precautions.

DOC has deployed an Inmate Recovery Team from Cedar Creek and Stafford Creek Corrections Center to search for Young. Additionally, Thurston County Sherriff Department and the Washington State Patrol are assisting.

Young was wearing tan khaki pants, a red sweatshirt and tan jacket when last seen. He is described as six foot three, 200 pounds with blond hair and blue eyes. If you see Young, do not approach him, and call 911 or the Cedar Creek Corrections Center at 360-359-4100 immediately.

Young had a release date of February 2, 2024 for convictions from Skagit County for Theft 1, Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, Burglary, and Attempting to Elude.

Cedar Creek Corrections Center is located at 12200 Bordeaux Road, Littlerock, WA 98556-0037.