iStock/Thinkstock(SAN JOSE, Calif.) — The last of four inmates who escaped from a California jail last week has been captured, police said late Wednesday night.
Rogelio Chavez, 33, managed to evade authorities since breaking out of the the Santa Clara County Jail on the night before Thanksgiving.
Sheriff’s officers conducted a probation search of a home in San Jose where a known associate of Chavez was staying and suspected someone was hiding in the attic. A SWAT team located the escaped convict and led him away in custody without further incident.
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A female resident was also arrested for being an accessory to his escape, among other charges.
On Tuesday night, police captured Laron Campbell, 26, who along with Chavez and two other prisoners escaped from the jail by sawing through the bars blocking their second-story window and then rappelling to the ground using bed sheets tied together as a rope.
Of the four who managed to escape from the jail on that same day, only Chavez remained on the loose until tonight. Two others were re-captured almost immediately.
On Monday, police arrested an alleged accomplice of Chavez who is accused of transporting him after he escaped from jail.
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