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Two Solano County Juvenile Hall inmates escaped Thursday afternoon, a sheriff’s lieutenant said. Melvin Mason, 18, of Vallejo, and Kashius Brazeal, 15, of Benicia, escaped the facility at 740 Beck Ave. in Fairfield between 12:45 p.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday, Solano County sheriff’s Lt. Brad DeWall said. They were last seen by jail staff in an enclosed, secured outdoor area, DeWall said.
The method of escape is under investigation, but force was not used and staff members were not injured, DeWall said. He said sheriff’s deputies found discarded clothing on Boynton Avenue in Fairfield. Mason was being held at Juvenile Hall for attempted burglary and vandalism.
He is black, 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighs 120 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes, DeWall said. Brazeal was being held for property crimes that include burglary and attempted burglary. He is black, 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighs 140 pounds with black hair and brown eyes, according to DeWall.
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