Missing inmate surrenders; Robbery suspects still loose; City joins 1070 lawsuit

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The Pima County jail inmate, who deputies accidentally released, is back behind bars.

Adrian Duran, who was jailed on charges of aggravated assault turned himself in Monday night.

The sheriff's department admits two employees made a mistake, and they will add an additional security measure on top of the regular release procedures.

"He came to the release door. He knocked. They responded. Saw it was him, brought him into custody. Was that a relief? Yes, if something happened out there it would have been very bad for us. Glad that he's back in custody. Glad that he turned himself in," says Lt. Sean Stewart of the Pima County Sheriff's Department.

The sheriff's department says a different inmate named Duran was supposed to be the one released. Adrian Duran at this time does not face additional charges. The sheriff's department is not commenting on punishment facing the employees who made the mistake.


Two men still on the lose after robbing a manager of Guero Canelo on Oracle north of Grant Monday morning.

TPD tells us both suspects are Hispanic and in their 20s.

Two people detained near the restaurant turned out not to be the robbers, but they were in a stolen car -- so they were taken into custody.


And the city of Tucson has followed through and will challenge SB 1070 in court.

But instead of filing its own lawsuit, it decided to join the legal action by Tucson Police Officer Martin Escobar.

Escobar is a veteran Tucson Police Officer who sued on his own last month to fight the new immigration law. City Attorney Mike Rankin said joining Escobar's suit was the best direction for the city.


The Prop 100 sales tax increase began Monday.


Still no containment reported on the Horseshoe fire.