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Inmate who escaped from San Miguel County Detention Center turns himself in

KOB Web Staff
Updated: December 03, 2019 10:19 PM
Created: December 02, 2019 03:08 PM

LAS VEGAS, N.M.- An inmate who escaped from the San Miguel County Detention Center in Las Vegas turned himself in on Monday.

Felix Romero, 22, walked into the New Mexico State Police office in Las Vegas and surrendered peacefully, according to police.  

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Romero had been on the run since Saturday. Police said he broke a window then used a blanket to make his way over a towering barbed wire fence.

He was jailed on a warrant for failure to appear and for a probation violation.

According to police, Romero has a criminal history of trafficking a controlled Substance, battery on a peace officer, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, and criminal damage to property.


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