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Destiny Guns, woman who escaped Santee jail, pleads not guilty

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Posted at 4:15 PM, Apr 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-15 19:16:08-04

SANTEE, Calif. (KGTV) -- A woman who escaped from the Las Colinas Detention and Reentry Facility in Santee in early April pleaded not guilty Monday.

22-year-old Destiny Guns pleaded not guilty to six charges related to the escape.

Guns was the first woman ever to escape from the Santee Jail, deputies say.

RELATED: Woman who escaped from Las Colinas jail in Santee recaptured

The escape was reported on April 6 after Guns underwent a medical exam. Guns reportedly climbed over several fences and walls during the escape.

Her clothes were found in an open field near the jail and police dogs traced her to the back of a shopping center before losing her trail.

Guns was first arrested on April 1 for possession of a stolen car. She was recaptured on April 11. Details on where she was spotted are still unclear.