Escaped Chino Inmate Found: Police

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.

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.

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