BRAWLEY — Police here caught a county jail inmate this morning who had escaped Monday during a work detail outside the Imperial County jail complex.
Brawley police Lt. John Myers said police caught Travis Russell Collier, 36, around 6:24 a.m. while he was using a pay phone at Cattle Call Park in Brawley.
Myers said someone called Brawley police about 6:11 a.m. and told police Collier was using a pay phone at the park. Collier was arrested without incident.
Myers added Collier told police he was attempting to contact a reporter at this newspaper to tell his side of the story.