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Todd Road Jail - Inmate Who Escaped From Transportation Vehicle Found
10/18/2013 7:00:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Inmate Escapee from Transportation Vehicle at Todd Jail is Found by Deputies

Report Number:



Todd Rd. Jail ' 600 S. Todd Rd., Santa Paula

Date & Time:

October 18, 2013 @ 6:55 a.m.

Unit(s) Responsible:

Sheriff's Detention Services ' Todd Road Jail

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence


(S) Rios, Raynel

Thousand Oaks



A jail inmate who escaped from a transportation vehicle late yesterday afternoon at the Todd Rd. Jail was located early this morning on the Todd Rd. Jail Facility grounds.  The inmate was arrested for escape charges.  The investigation is continuing.


On October 17, at about 5:00 p.m., inmate Reynel Rios was being delivered to Todd Rd. Jail in a transportation vehicle.  Rios was able to escape from the vehicle and fled on foot.   A perimeter was established and a coordinated search throughout the evening and continued throughout the night.  Resources involved in the search included patrol deputies, jail deputies, Sheriff's K-9's, a Search & Rescue bloodhound, Sheriff's helicopters, and deputies from several specialized units.  Nearby residents received a notification from VC Alert of the search for the inmate and were given instructions to lock their doors and windows, and to call 9-1-1 to report suspicious activity.


On October 18, at about 5:10 a.m., Reynel was found by deputies on Todd Rd. Jail grounds near the entrance to the facility. 


Raynel was originally in custody for possession of a counterfeit driver's license and an immigration hold. 


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Prepared by:

Captain Don Aguilar


Media Release Date:

October 18, 2013


Follow-Up Contact:

Captain Don Aguilar

(805) 797-7349


Approved by:

Assistant Sheriff Gary Pentis