2nd escaped jail inmate arrested, Contra Costa County sheriff's office says

28-year-old Jorge Garcia-Escamillia was taken into custody this morning by the Pleasant Hill Police Department during a traffic stop and subsequent investigation. (Photo: Contra Costa County Sheriff's Department)

The second escaped inmate from Marsh Creek Detention Facility in Clayton was taken into custody Thursday morning, sheriff's officials say. 

Jorge Garcia-Escamillia was arrested by Pleasant Hill Police Department during a traffic stop and a subsequent investigation, Contra Costa County Sheriff's Department said. The inmate was one of two who escaped earlier this month. 

Garcia-Escamillia, 28, of Pittsburg, was booked into the detention center with an added charge of escape, in addition to his previous charges. 

Officials said Garcia-Escamillia was being held on charges that include vehicle theft, possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of burglary tools, and drug possession. He had a future court date in three weeks, sherrif's officials said. 

The jail is a minimum security facility in a rural area. The other inmate, Gerardo Ramirez-Vera, 33, of Richmond, was taken into custody five days after he escaped. He was arrested at a hotel in Vallejo. Officials did not say how he was found. 

Officials did not disclose how the inmates escaped.  

2 escaped inmates from a Contra Costa County jail are now back in custody.

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