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.
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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.