* San Mateo County Sheriff’s Catch Daniel Longorio, 37 After He Escapes Custody
Published by Staff Writer on August 12, 2009
A burglary suspect who managed to escape from a San Mateo County sheriff’s van while being transported back to jail from a court appearance Tuesday was apprehended almost immediately, a sheriff’s lieutenant said today.Daniel Longorio, 37, had just arrived at the Maguire Correctional Facility in Redwood City from his preliminary hearing in South San Francisco when he managed to unlock the rear door of the sheriff’s van and flee shortly before 4 p.m., sheriff’s officials said.Clad in jail clothes and restraints, Longorio ran but was apprehended by jail staff in about a minute, sheriff’s Lt. Ray Lunny said.Longorio, a San Francisco resident, is charged with two counts of residential burglary,two counts of robbery with the special allegation of using a firearm in the commission of a robbery, two counts of false imprisonment while using a firearm and one count of being an ex-felon in possession of a firearm, according to the district attorney’s office. He remains in custody in lieu of $500,000 bail. His superior court
arraignment has been set for Aug. 25.