Inmate escapes from Orange County Jail, captured nearly naked
Helicopter spotted Alexandra Pablos hiding
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Alexandra Pablos, 26, got a short taste of freedom Saturday when, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office, she somehow escaped from jail.
Deputies were called just before 3 a.m. after her jump suit was found near one of the outside fences at the jail.
The jail was then put on lockdown as deputies on the ground and a helicopter in the air searched for the 26-year-old inmate.
Police in the helicopter eventually spotted Pablos hiding across South John Young Parkway at a business off 36th Street, wearing only a bra, panties and her jail ID card. A police dog then wrestled the near-naked woman to the ground before she was placed back into custody. News 6 found a hole in the fence of the business.
Pablos was originally booked into the jail in May abd was charged with burglary after neighbors on Weber Street in Orlando reported that she was squatting inside a home while the people who lived there were out of town.
News 6 is still working to find out exactly how Pablos escaped and if jail officials plan to make any changes because of it. A jail spokesperson has not returned an email asking how it happened. The Sheriff's Office could not say how, either, but did say more information about the escape is expected to be released Monday.
Pablos appeared before a judge Sunday for the first time since the escape. The judge ordered that Pablos be held without bond.
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