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Prison Escapee Arrested

Authorities say they have captured a 42-year-old man who had escaped from a California prison 17 years ago. 

Fontana police says Jose Ochoa was found late last week in Colton.  A fingerprint check revealed Ochoa's identity.  Police say Ochoa was convicted of possession of a controlled substance for sales and escaped from a state prison in Tulare County in 1996. 

Ochoa was arrested and taken to the California Institute for Men in Chino.

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