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Escaped inmate found at park in Orange County

William Woodin, 39, escaped from the Theo Lacy Jail in the city of Orange on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012.

January 6, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
An escaped convict sent to a county jail as part of a new law to ease overcrowding in state prisons has been found.

William Woodin, 39, broke out of Theo Lacy jail in Orange on Wednesday after wiggling through a window in the kitchen.

On Thursday, deputies tracked Woodin to a park in Lake Forest and took him back into custody.

Woodin is serving time for a probation violation after arrests for petty theft, burglary and drug possession.