OC Sheriff: Jail Escapees Had Outside Aid, Kidnapped Cab DriverThree inmates who pulled off an intricate getaway from an Orange County jail had outside help from a man who slipped them escape tools and gave them a ride to safety before they kidnapped a taxi driver at gunpoint and held him captive for a week while arguing over whether to kill him, authorities said Monday.
Authorities Say Escaped OC Inmates Fought Over Killing Taxi DriverThree inmates planned their escape from an Orange County jail for at least six months then abducted a taxi driver and drove to Northern California, according to officials.
Search For 2 Remaining OC Jail Escapees Moves To Northern CaliforniaAuthorities believe Hossein Nayeri and Jonathan Tieu spent the last two nights at San Jose motel.
Police: Jailhouse Teacher Accused Of Helping Escaped Inmates Has Personal Relationship With 1 Of ThemNooshafarin Ravaghi of Lake Forest has been booked on suspicion of being an accessory to a felony and is expected to appear in court Monday.
Reward In Inmate Escapes Raised To $200K While Accomplice Possibly DetainedAs authorities continue the search for three inmates who escaped from a maximum-security prison in Santa Ana, Orange County's Board of Supervisors approved raising the reward for information leading to their capture to $200,000.
Escaped Santa Ana Fugitive Has Been Subject Of 2 Previous Manhunts, Police PursuitHossein Nayeri was accused of killing his passenger in a DUI crash in Madera County in 2005.
How Santa Ana Is Coming To Grips With 3 Dangerous Escapees On The LooseA community Saturday is looking over their shoulders -- but not stopping their normal routine.
Fugitive Extradited From Czech Republic In Kidnapping, Torture Of Marijuana Dispensary OwnerA 35-year-old man extradited from the Czech Republic will appear in an Orange County courtroom Wednesday to face charges of kidnapping, torture and sexual mutilation of a marijuana dispensary owner.