Butte County Inmate Who Escaped Back In Custody

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say an inmate who escaped Monday from the Butte County jail is back in custody. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office says 29-year-old Michael Berry escaped from the Butte County Jail in Oroville while deputies were conducting a check of inmates in the minimum security dorm of the jail. Officials arrested Berry hours after his escape. The office did not give any other details about how deputies and detectives searching for Berry found him. ¬†Berry was arrested January 11 on a felony burglary charge. He now faces a felony charge of escaping from a custodial facility, the office said.