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1 inmate who escaped Merced County Jail arrested, hunt on for 5 others – Fresno, California

Fresno, California 2021-01-12 19:27:51 –

Merced County, CA (KFSN)-Authorities arrested one of six prisoners who escaped from Merced County Prison on Saturday night.

Edgar Eduardo Ventura was captured and detained in the Firebo region.

Originally from Portland, Oregon, Ventura was charged with a felony in possession of a gun when she fled. Sheriff Van Wanke said at a press conference Tuesday afternoon that he would face more charges for his escape.

According to officials, the six men escaped from the building using temporary ropes made of sheets. Due to a specific protocol prohibiting prisoners from interrupting their sleep, authorities were unaware that the number of men had disappeared until the morning numbers almost eight hours later.

Related: Six prisoners escape from Merced County Prison using homemade ropes

The Merced County Sheriff’s Office works with several local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies to track six prisoners, including the US Marshall Services and the California Department of Corrective Rehabilitation (CDCR) Special Services Unit. doing.

A chipline has been set up by the US Marshals Service, which offers up to $ 5,000 incentives per fugitive for information that could lead to arrest.

For information, call 1-877-WANTED-2 (1-877-926-8332) or visit the United States Marshals Service website. All information provided remains anonymous and may help bring these criminals to justice.

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