By Anthony Saude
Chino– According to reports from the Chino Hills PD, prison escapee, Michael Garrett, was apprehended on Monday, January 15 at about 8:30 p.m, less than 24 hours after making his escape from the California Institution for Men (CIM) in Chino
Garrett, a 33 year old white male, was serving time as an inmate at the California Institution for Men (CIM) for a stolen vehicle and felony evading when he was able to successfully escape from the prison on Sunday night, January 14.
On January 15 at 8:30 a.m., Chino and Chino Hills Police Departments confirmed that Garrett had indeed escaped from the prison the night before. In their initial report police stated that after a thourough search of the immediate vicinity, police were unable to locate Garret and they believed that he was no longer in the area. The manhunt was then in full swing. Further investigation led the authorities to the San Diego area and they were able to locate Garret in his home town of Encinitas, in San Diego County. He was arrested and placed back into police custody less than 24 hours after making his escape.