Articles Tagged With ‘escape’




Violent crime suspects escape California jail

A murder suspect and a man accused of severing the penis of a medical marijuana dispensary owner are part of a trio who remain at large after escaping an Orange County Jail on Friday. [CBS News] The inmates escaped the... (Continue reading)

SLO County inmate escapes work program

Authorities are searching for a 5 foot 2 inch tall man who escaped custody Monday by walking and riding away from his daily work program at Camp San Luis Obispo. The inmate was last seen riding a gray BMX cycle,... (Continue reading)

Manhunt on for California deputy

Kern County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a suspect on the run who also happens to be a Kern County sheriff’s deputy. The fleeing deputy escaped custody Tuesday night after his second arrest in the past week. [LA Times] On... (Continue reading)

Inmate who robbed Morro Bay Motel 6 caught in Oregon

A 40-day, cross-country manhunt for an inmate who robbed Motel 6 in Morro Bay ended Monday at a homeless services center in Oregon. Joshua Lee Drinnon, 36, escaped captivity on Sept. 2 and disappeared into an Illinois cornfield. Drinnon, who... (Continue reading)

Man survives Oceano apartment fire by jumping

A man ran into a burning apartment building in Oceano in order to save lives, and another man jumped from a second floor window in order to survive the fire. [KSBY] Shortly before 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, a fire broke out... (Continue reading)

Prisoner who robbed Motel 6 in Morro Bay escapes in Illinois

A California inmate who robbed Motel 6 in Morro Bay escaped captivity Wednesday evening and disappeared into an Illinois cornfield while being transported across the country. Joshua Lee Drinnon, 35, robbed a Motel 6 clerk at knife point in 2010.... (Continue reading)

Man flees with handcuff on his wrist in Nipomo

A Santa Maria man ran away from California Highway Patrol officers while he had a handcuff around his wrist, prompting an hours-long search in Nipomo. [KSBY] On Thursday morning, the CHP received a call about a possibly abandoned vehicle on... (Continue reading)

Alleged tip thief escapes from police car

A man arrested for stealing a tip jar in downtown San Luis Obispo was able to wriggle out of his handcuffs and escape from police on Saturday night. Robert Aguilar, 52, was picked up on Saturday for allegedly stealing a... (Continue reading)

Former SLO County transient escapes from jail

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a $20,000 reward for information leading to a former San Luis Obispo County transient who escaped from a Los Angeles County jail. [Patch] On March 12, Christopher Lee Brown, 37, impersonated another... (Continue reading)

Inmate escapes from Lompoc Prison

An inmate escaped from a minimum security area of the federal penitentiary in Lompoc on Friday. [KSBY] Prison officials discovered that Jeffrey Kilbride, 48, was missing at around 1:30 p.m. Witnesses last saw him in a white, four-door car. Kilbride... (Continue reading)