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Bureau County escapee tracked down out west

Posted by wlpo on October 13, 2015

The man who escaped a prisoner transport van near Princeton has been captured in the state of Oregon.

According to the California Department of Corrections, 36-year-old Joshua Drinnon was found by federal agents at a homeless shelter Monday in Ashland, Oregon. He was taken back into custody without a fight.

Drinnon escaped from a rest stop on westbound Interstate 80 near Princeton back on September 2nd. He was on his way back to San Diego from Tennessee where he had a court date.

Drinnon is in the middle of a 17-year-sentence for a robbery committed in California.

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