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6/6/2013 3:41:00 PM
Deputies seeking escapee
Since this photo was taken, Miguel Jerry Zepeda has grown some hair in the form of a “buzz cut.”
Since this photo was taken, Miguel Jerry Zepeda has grown some hair in the form of a “buzz cut.”

The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office is seeking a man who bolted from custody on June 6 and later escaped again when located at his mother's house.

According to YCSO spokesman Dwight D'Evelyn, a deputy contact Miguel Jerry Zepeda, 22, on Thursday around 12:30 a.m. under suspicion of contributing to the delinquency of minor, littering, and had provided a false name and birth date during the interview. Zepeda was arrested in the 600 block of Bell Rock Boulevard in the Village of Oak Creek, placed in handcuffs and seated outside the patrol vehicle while the deputy did follow-up investigation.

However, Zepeda ran off, and the pursuing deputy lost him in the dark. He was last seen getting into a silver station wagon with an unidentified female, approximately 40 years old, at the Giant Gas Station in VOC.

At around 3 a.m., the Camp Verde Marshal's Office located Zepeda at his mother's house in the 1800 block of Ash Lane, but he escaped again.

When last contacted, he was wearing a red T-shirt, plaid shorts, tennis shoes and stainless steel handcuffs with hands positioned behind his back. He has a tattoo on the left side of his neck and one of his arms.

According to the report, marijuana was recovered from the vehicle Zepeda had occupied.

D'Evelyn said pending charges include contributing to the delinquency of a minor, littering, taking identity of another, escape, theft, aggravated assault on a peace officer, criminal damage, and possession of marijuana.

Please contact YCSO or Yavapai Silent Witness if you have any information as to Zepeda's whereabouts. The Silent Witness phone number is 1800-932-3232 and callers will remain anonymous. If you see the suspect, call 911. Do not attempt to apprehend.




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Reader Comments

Posted: Monday, June 10, 2013
Article comment by: Bob Loblaw

That neck tattoo ought to be a dead give-away! I'll bet his pants are riding low too, that'll make him easy to catch. He better be careful or when he's reaching down to pull up his britches while running from the cops, they'll think he's reaching for a gun and shoot him!

Oops! Another thug bites the dust...




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