Murder suspect taken into custody in Nevada 9 days after mistaken release by LASD 02/08/2016 3:04 pm PST Comments Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department By Melissa Pamer, KTLA LOS ANGELES -- (KTLA) -- A 37-year-old man who was mistakenly released from Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's custody was arrested Monday, nine days after his release, outside Las Vegas. Steve Lawrence Wright was taken into custody after investigators got a tip that he might be at a hotel in Boulder City, the Sheriff's Department announced. He was taken into custody after the FBI went to the hotel. He was being held in Nevada pending an extradition hearing. Wright was released erroneously on Jan. 30 from the Inmate Reception Center. Authorities didn't realize he was missing till the next day. He was in custody, awaiting trial on a murder charge in a 2011 gang-relation killing that took place in Pasadena. No additional charges will be filed against him, the Sheriff's Department said. FULL STORY: Murder suspect taken into custody in Nevada 9 days after mistaken release by LASD - KTLA #California #Incarcerated #LosAngeles #LosAngelesCrime #Nevada #SouthernCalifornia Related Stories Citizen tip leads to capture of 2 escaped Orange County inmates Exclusive: Escaped Orange County inmate's family speaks out Mistakenly released gang inmate sought by sheriff's department Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.