Sheriff: Man who escaped Carson City jail arrested in Reno

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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Authorities say a 23-year-old inmate who walked away from the Carson City jail last week has been arrested in Reno.

Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong said deputies are headed to pick up 23-year-old Michael Anthony Bass Tuesday morning and return him to Carson City.

The Appeal in Carson City reports Bass walked away from the jail's kitchen on June 12 and hopped a fence.

Bass was serving time behind bars on drug charges and was scheduled to be released in September

Furlong says Bass will face escape charges.

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