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Escaped Chino Inmate Found: Police

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    Search Underway For Escaped Inmate

    A search is underway for an escaped inmate from a prison facility in Chino. Gene Kang reports for Today in LA Jan. 15, 2018. (Published Monday, Jan. 15, 2018)

    A search for an escaped prison inmate ended Monday evening in the Encinitas area.

    Michael Garrett was incarcerated at the minimum-security Chino Men's State Prison, but Sunday night prison guards realized he was missing after inmate count.

    Garrett was originally arrested in San Diego County and was serving a 4 year, 8 month sentene for grand theft auto, burglary and evading police.

    Garrett is described as a 33-year-old white man. He is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 197 pounds.

    The Chino Police Department announced Monday evening that he had been found in Encinitas and taken into custody.