POSTED: Monday, January 11, 2010 - 8:30am
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 3:26pm
The hunt for an escaped prisoner in the borderland intensifies. Alfred Rivas-Lopez, 30, escaped La Tuna Federal Prison in Anthony, Texas Sunday evening. The police chief of Anthony tells NewsChannel 9 an inmate walked out of the minimum security wing of the prison. Deputies say Rivas-Lopez is serving a sentence for conspiracy to distribute cocaine from Kentucky. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call La Tuna Prison at (915) 791-1000 or the U.S. Marshals Service at (915) 534-6779.