YAKIMA, Wash.-- The Yakima County Sheriff's Office, along with other law enforcement agencies, has arrested a fifth man wanted for escaping from the Yakima County Jail Monday evening.

Investigators with the US Marshal's Office learned Thursday afternoon that Miguel Angel Chavez-Amezcua might be in the Moses Lake area.

Officers located a vehicle believed to be connected to Chavez-Amezcua, and conducted a traffic stop.

During the traffic stop, Chavez-Amezcua was arrested without incident and booked into the Yakima County Jail.

The female driver of the vehicle, Alexis C. Brock-Sturtevant, 25, Yakima, was also taken into custody and charged with Rendering Criminal Assistance in the 1st Degree.

 On Monday, 14 inmates used a table to bust through a fire escape door at the Yakima County Jail. Eight escaped inmates were captured within 15 minutes and returned to the jail.

The US Marshal's Office has been involved in the search for the fugitives, and on Wednesday, two of the escapees were arrested separately in Yakima.

Three more suspects were captured Thursday, one in Vantage, one in Yakima, and Chavez-Amezcua in Moses Lake.


The US Marshal’s Service offered rewards of $1,000 for information leading to capture of the escapees, and they're increasing the reward to $3,000 for information leading to arrest to the arrest of the final suspect. Fernando Gustavo Casteneda-Sandoval, 31, is originally from Yakima.

Anyone with information on where Marshals can find Casteneda-Sandoval is asked call the US Marshal’s Tip Hotline at 1-866-865-TIPS. You can also send in tips to Crime Stoppers Yakima County at (800) 248-9980  www.crimestoppersyakco.org. For urgent matters, please call 911 or the Yakima County Sheriff's office at 509-574-2500., 25-year-old Alexis C. Brock-Sturtevant

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