Release Date:   June 12, 2013

Incident Type: Capture of Ruben Hernandez

Contact Person: Steve Sanders, Chief of Police, (575) 763-9416

Clovis – June 12, 2013 – On Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at approximately 10:47 AM, the Clovis Police Department was notified of an escape of a County Detention Inmate from the Clovis Municipal Court.

The escapee identified as Ruben Hernandez, DOB: 5/21/1973.  At approximately 12:30 AM, officers received information Mr. Hernandez was in a residence in the 300 blk of Delores.  Officers made contact with the residents and received permission to search the residence.

Mr. Hernandez was located inside the living room where he was taken into custody without incident or struggle.  Mr. Hernandez was later transported back to the Curry County Detention Center for booking on the outstanding escape warrant.

This investigation is on-going at this point.  No other information is available at this time.