Escaped Inmate Found in Oceanside

Saith Na escaped from a jail in Orange on Friday

By Jason Kandel and Vikki Vargas
|  Saturday, Mar 2, 2013  |  Updated 12:57 PM PDT
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Wanted: Inmate Escapes From Maximum Security Jail

The Orange County Sheriff's Department issued this picture of Saith Na, who they said escaped from Theo Lacy facility in Orange.

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Wanted: Inmate Escapes From Maximum Security Jail

Authorities are searching for inmate Saith Na, 26, who was discovered missing during a routine body count at the Theo Lacy facility Friday. Na was booked and has been at the jail since last August for robbery, narcotics, weapons possession and criminal street terrorism. Vikki Vargas reports from Orange for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on March 1, 2013.
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An inmate who escaped from a maximum security jail in Orange County was found at an Oceanside motel after he was the subject of an extensive search, officials said on Saturday.

Police were acting on information that Saith Na, 26 was at an Oceanside motel and caught him on Saturday morning, officials with the Orange County Sheriff's Department said in a press release.

Na was being held at the Theo Lacy Jail in Orange on criminal street terrorism, robbery, narcotics and weapons possession charges. During a routine check, officials discovered him missing at 10:30 a.m. Friday. He had been arrested in Santa Ana on Aug. 26.

The 11-acre facility was placed on lockdown and deputies used bloodhounds to try to find him.

He faces a March 12 court date, officials said.

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