IRVINE, Calif. (AP) -- Officials in Orange County an inmate has been captured a week after he escaped from a medium-security jail.
Sheriff's spokeswoman Gail Krause tells City News Service that after getting a tip and conducting surveillance, deputies arrested 35-year-old Marvin Manzo as he walked on an Anaheim street.
Last Thursday night, Manzo was found to be missing during a routine inmate count at the James A. Musick jail, and an extensive search of the jail yielded no trace of him.
Manzo had a history of narcotics and theft arrests, but his record is non-violent and he was not considered a public threat.
He had been in jail since Nov. 2 on a probation violation and was due for release in April.
Krause says the escape could get him another year in jail.
Comments are moderated by SDDT, in accordance with the SDDT Comment Policy, and may not appear on this commentary until they have been reviewed and deemed appropriate for posting. Also, due to the volume of comments we receive, not all comments will be posted.
SDDT Comment Policy: SDDT encourages you to add a comment to this discussion. You may not post any unlawful, threatening, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or other material that would violate the law. All comments should be relevant to the topic and remain respectful of other authors and commenters. You are solely responsible for your own comments, the consequences of posting those comments, and the consequences of any reliance by you on the comments of others. By submitting your comment, you hereby give SDDT the right, but not the obligation, to post, air, edit, exhibit, telecast, cablecast, webcast, re-use, publish, reproduce, use, license, print, distribute or otherwise use your comment(s) and accompanying personal identifying and other information you provide via all forms of media now known or hereafter devised, worldwide, in perpetuity. SDDT Privacy Statement.
All contents herein copyright San Diego Source ® 1994-2015