Escaped Inmate Found in Oceanside

Saith Na escaped from a jail in Orange on Friday

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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