Inmate who walked away from Salem correctional facility back in custody

Inmate who walked away from Salem correctional facility back in custody

SALEM, Ore. – An inmate who walked away from the Mill Creek Correctional Facility is back in custody, the Oregon Dept. of Corrections said.

Police arrested Jerry Teixeira and the woman they called his accomplice, Lacey Evans, on Tuesday night in Stayton.

Police said he left the facility on Saturday.

Teixeira went to prison last October on drug, burglary and firearm charges. His earlier possible release date is Sept. 5, 2015.