Stephan Makarov Roseville Police Department
Stephan Makarov Roseville Police Department

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Man back in custody following escape from Roseville police

By Anthony Sorci And Benjy Egel

asorci@sacbee.com

November 17, 2017 11:51 AM

UPDATED November 18, 2017 09:46 AM

A man who escaped Friday morning from the Roseville Police Department is back in custody.

Stephan Makarov, 32, had been in custody in connection with an auto theft investigation, the department said in a Facebook post Friday morning. Makarov was not armed and did not have his cell phone or his vehicle, police said. His arrest record includes narcotics possession and property crimes but has no violent history.

Police had said he was being sought in the area of Junction, Washing and Foothills boulevards.

Police announced in a 3:45 p.m. Twitter post that he was back in custody. No information was immeidately available on where he was found.

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Dee Dee Gunther, police spokeswoman, said the department did not know how Makarov escaped and would review its internal practices. He escaped about 9:35 a.m. after being arrested earlier Friday morning.

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Anthony Sorci: 916-321-1051.