Suspect Breaks Cuffs, Escapes Sheriff's Custody Overnight
POSTED: Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 2:45pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 11:00am
EL PASO — A man was on the loose Wednesday afternoon after he escaped custody from the Sheriff's office.
Sheriff's officials said Jose Antonio Estrada, 22, broke from his handcuffs and escaped from the Montana patrol station around 7 p.m. Tuesday night.
Estrada, along with accomplices Luis Rodriguez and Ever Gurrola-Pantoja, were all suspects in the theft of truck tractors.
An arrest warrant was issued for Estrada on charges of vehicle theft, unauthorized use of a vehicle and escape. Rodriguez and Gurrola-Pantoja, who remained jailed, faced all but the escape charge.