SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (CBS13) — Authorities are looking for a man who escaped from jail custody in South Lake Tahoe.
The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office says 38-year-old Ruben Zavala Garcia escaped while doing supervised inmate worker duties outside of the jail facility early Tuesday evening.READ MORE: Dramatic Price Drop At Pump Draws Drivers To Galt Gas Station
Garcia was in custody to face charges of domestic violence, violation of a restraining order, false imprisonment, burglary, and a probation violation.READ MORE: Jewelry Store Owner Says Suspects Stole 300K Worth of Merchandise
A search of the area in South Lake Tahoe where he went missing has so far come up empty.
Deputies say Garcia was last seen wearing a khaki-colored jail-issued uniform along with a short-sleeved shirt and long pants.MORE NEWS: Armed Robbers Steal $300K Worth Of Items From Jeweler In South Sacramento
Anyone who sees Garcia or knows were he might be is used to call the sheriff’s office at (530) 621-6600.