Date: January 26, 2015


SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) Tony Rackauckas has released a statement regarding the ongoing investigation of the three inmates that escaped:

“Since the beginning of the search that started Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, of three extremely dangerous defendants that escaped Orange County Central Jail, we have been working with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department and assisting in the manhunt to bring these three inmates to justice and protect the community. I know that the Sheriff and her staff have been working tirelessly on tracking these inmates to bring them back to face their charges.

Recently, statements were made by an OCDA prosecutor that were inappropriate, uninformed, and rash. Those statements were not authorized by me or anyone from the OCDA. Those statements do not reflect the position of the OCDA.

We will have no further comment at this time as we are continuing to vigorously investigate the cases on the fugitives and anyone who helped them escape and/or are harboring them.”