Solano County Jail
An inmate tried to escape from the Solano County jail Monday morning, a county sheriff’s deputy said.
A fugitive wanted for federal drug offenses was arrested in Vallejo early Saturday morning after leading police on a dangerous chase in which he drove the wrong way on interstate Highway 80.
The inmate population at the Solano County jail has jumped by almost 250 since 2011 due to non-violent convicts being transferred under new state regulations.
A parolee was arrested on suspicion of carjacking a vehicle in Fairfield after a police pursuit through three counties Monday morning.
A man was arrested in Vacaville Wednesday on suspicion of committing a felony hit-and-run earlier this week after he called police to turn himself in.