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Inmate Destiny Guns escapes from Santee jail

Posted at 8:09 PM, Apr 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-08 13:57:46-04

SANTEE, Calif. (CNS) - San Diego County Crime Stoppers offered a reward of up to $1,000 for anyone with information on the woman who escaped from a Santee jail Saturday night.

Destiny Guns, 22, was discovered missing from the Las Colinas Detention and Reentry Facility at 451 Riverview Parkway around 6 p.m. Saturday. She had last been seen by San Diego County Sheriff's deputies about a half-hour before.

10News learned Guns underwent a medical exam and then climbed several fences and walls to leave the jail.

Guns’ clothes were found in an open field near the jail, and police dogs traced her to the back of a shopping center but lost her trail.

Guns was arrested on April 1 on suspicion of possessing a stolen car, a news release from Crime Stoppers said.

She has prior convictions for shoplifting and other theft-related offenses.

Guns was described as 5-feet-2-inches tall and 100 pounds with green eyes and brown hair. She has a tattoo of an elephant skull on her right arm and of a grasshopper on her chest. At the time of her escape, Guns was wearing a white top and blue pants. She is a low-level prisoner and doesn't have a history of violence.

Anyone with information on Guns' whereabouts was asked to call the San Diego County Sheriff's Department at (858) 565-5200 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477.