Escaped Prisoner Captured in Florida - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

04/26/07

Escaped Prisoner Captured in Florida

Florida police captured an Effingham prisoner, Jorge Tirado in Orlando. See Prisoner Escaped From Work Detail.

Tirado escaped Monday when he was working on Fort Howard Road in Rincon. He told an officer he had to go to the bathroom. Officers let him go and they say that's when Tirado darted into the woods.

He was originally sentenced for trafficking cocaine.

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