On Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, inmates Hossein Nayeri, 37, Jonathan Tieu, 20, and Bac Duong, 43, were discovered unaccounted for at the Orange County Central Mens Jail.
An immediate search was conducted of the Central Jail Complex and adjacent Civic Center area of Santa Ana; however, all indications are that the inmates escaped the jail and have fled the area.
Based on the preliminary investigation, the inmates were last confirmed to be seen during the morning hours of Friday, Jan. 22, 2016.
Anyone with information about these inmates is asked to call the Orange County Sheriff’s Department at 714-647-7000. Anonymous tips may also be submitted to Orange County Crime Stoppers at 855-TIP-OCCS (855-847-6227) or at occrimestoppers.org.
The article above was released by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.
Booking photos for all three escapees:
- Hossein Nayeri, date of birth Dec. 6, 1978, last address in Newport Beach, charged with kidnapping and torture
- Jonathan Tieu, date of birth Oct. 5, 1995, last address in Fountain Valley, charged with murder
- Bac Duong, date of birth Aug. 9, 1972, last address in Santa Ana, charged with attempted murder
All these men were arrested for violent crimes. They should be considered dangerous. Do not approach them or try to apprehend them. Call local law enforcement or the Orange County Sheriff.