- Associated Press - Friday, July 28, 2017

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) - The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says an inmate has been captured after escaping from its jail in Roseburg.

The sheriff’s office says 36-year-old Leonel Jimenez was apprehended about 90 minutes after he got out Thursday. He was found less than a mile from the jail. He’s charged with second-degree escape.

The News-Review reports (https://is.gd/tZM6cU ) that Jimenez had been arrested for nonviolent property crimes and was not considered a threat to the public.

The sheriff’s office says it will review its jail practices.


Information from: The News-Review, https://www.nrtoday.com

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