- Associated Press - Saturday, December 3, 2016

BISBEE, Ariz. (AP) - Cochise County authorities have set up road blocks and are searching for a 28-year-old inmate who ran off while working on a crew at the county jail in Bisbee.

The Sheriff’s Office says 28-year-old Pedro Sandoval Duarte of Sonora, Mexico, escaped early Saturday morning.

He was last seen wearing a green and white striped inmate uniform with orange “croc” shoes. He’s described as 5-foot-9 and 175 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

The Sheriff’s Office says Sandoval Duarte has been jailed since Aug. 1 and is charged with marijuana offenses, including transportation of Marijuana and possession of marijuana for sale.

The search is being conducted by personnel from the Sheriff’s Office, the U.S. Border Patrol, the Bisbee Police Department, the Tombstone Marshal’s Office and the state Department of Corrections.



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