Warrant issued for Phoenix inmate mistakenly released from jail

The MCSO has issued an arrest warrant for an inmate who was mistakenly released after he allegedly faked the id of one other inmate.

PHOENIX — The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has issued an arrest warrant for an inmate who was mistakenly released.

Anthony Pena allegedly assumed the id of one other inmate and was released round 2:30 a.m. Thursday, however authorities mentioned the error wasn’t realized till six hours later.

Pena was initially booked on a warrant for failure to seem and drug costs with a $250 bond.

Sheriff’s officers mentioned an inside investigation in connection to the misguided launch will probably be performed to disclose any doable negligence or coverage violations.

Sheriff Paul Penzone mentioned any proof of negligence or coverage violations will probably be addressed accordingly.

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