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Escaped inmate from Theo Lacy Jail captured

Saturday, March 02, 2013
Saith Na, 26, shown in this booking photo from the Orange County Sheriffs Department, was discovered missing from Theo Lacy Jail in Orange County on Friday, March 1, 2013.

Saith Na, 26, shown in this booking photo from the Orange County Sheriff's Department, was discovered missing from Theo Lacy Jail in Orange County on Friday, March 1, 2013. (KABC Photo / Orange County Sheriff's Department)

An inmate who escaped from Theo Lacy Jail in Orange has been captured by authorities.

Orange County deputies followed up on a tip indicating that Saith Na was in the Oceanside area. Investigators tracked the 26-year-old down at a motel in Oceanside at about 5:30 a.m. Saturday. Authorities say he was taken into custody without incident.

Na was discovered missing from the facility during a body count Friday morning. The jail was locked down and a perimeter was set up and searched.

He was originally booked into Orange County Jail on Aug. 26, 2012, by the Santa Ana Police Department for robbery, narcotics, weapons possession and criminal street terrorism.

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