All 5 Madera County Jail Escapees Are Recaptured

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All five escapees from the Madera County Jail were recaptured, officials said Sept. 21, 2014. This picture shows the jail's correction's department. (Credit: Google Maps)

All five inmates who escaped Friday night from Madera County jail have been recaptured, officials announced Sunday afternoon.

Roel Soliz of Chowchilla was caught Sunday just before 3 p.m. in Fairmead, a Central Valley town not far from the jail, after an anonymous tip was phoned in, according to the county sheriff’s office. He had been in jail on charges of burglary, possession of a controlled substance, parole violation and probation violation, it said.

The other four men were recaptured Saturday night after an anonymous tip, the sheriff’s office said. Abel Ramos, Juan Lopez and Ricardo Cendejas had been in the jail on charges of attempted murder and other violent crimes, it said. Jorge Lopez-Diaz was in custody on a robbery charge.

The four men recaptured Saturday were from Madera, where the jail is located, according to the sheriff’s office.

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