Idaho Inmate Escapes


Tarango Deforest Padilla walked away from the St. Anthony Work Camp on July 5.

The Idaho Department of Correction announced Thursday night that one of its inmates is missing.

Tarango Padilla, 39, walked away from a work camp in the Eastern Idaho town of St. Anthony late Thursday. He was wearing a brown coat, blue jeans, white tennis shoes and a white shirt. Padilla is Native American; five-foot, nine-inches tall and approximately 190 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

Padilla was serving a sentence of seven to 15 years behind bars for his conviction of two counts of grand theft in Twin Falls County. He would have been eligible for parole in 2017.