Monterey County Sheriff’s Office
Media Release Update July 12, 2005
Escapee Sebastian Sanchez Update
Synopsis: At approximately 2052 hours on Friday May 20, 2005, Inmate Sebastian Sanchez was inadvertently released from the Monterey County Jail. Apparently, Sanchez assumed the identity of another inmate who was scheduled to be released.
Type of Incident: Escape
Prepared by: Sgt. Rick Statham
Work Unit: C-Team Rehab
Victim(s): People of the State of California
Suspect: Sebastian Sanchez Occupation: unknown
Address: Arrested? ___yes _x__no
Media Release Update:
A Deputy at the Main Jail working the intake area immediately recognized the arrestee to be Sebastian Sanchez the inmate who had escaped on May 20, 2005 by using another inmates identity. Inmate Sanchez is pending escape charges as well as drug charges.
Staff Notified Date/Time Staff Notified Date/time
SHERIFF 5-21-05 1230 hrs message left COMMANDER COASTAL PATROL 5-21-05 1230 hrs
UNDERSHERIFF 5-21-05 1220 hrs COMMANDER SOUTH COUNTY PATROL 5-21-05 1230 hrs
CHIEF ENFORCEMENT OPERATIONS 5-21-05 1210 hrs RECORDS DIVISION 5-21-05 1230 hrs
CHIEF CUSTODY OPERATIONS 5-21-05 1200 hrs MEDIA BOARD/P.I.O. 5-21-05 1245 hrs
CHIEF ADMINISTRATION 5-21-05 1245 WATCH COMMANDER CENTRAL PATROL 5-21-05 1245 hrs.
CAPTAIN ENFORCEMENT OPERATIONS ____________________________ CAPTAIN CUSTODY OPERATIONS ___________________________