PHOENIX (AP) — A person who escaped from a Colorado jail in late December and who was sought within the subsequent non-fatal capturing of a New Mexico police officer per week in the past was arrested Friday in Arizona, police mentioned.
Phoenix police received a tip and arrested Elias Buck, 22, of Durango early Friday morning at a comfort retailer, Farmington police mentioned in a press release.
Buck scaled a fence and escaped Dec. 27 from the La Plata County jail in Durango after being arrested Dec. 7 on suspicion of motorized vehicle theft, the Durango Herald reported.
Buck was sought in Farmington within the Jan. 7 wounding of Officer Joseph Barreto throughout a potential DWI investigation.
In line with Farmington police, the capturing occurred when Barreto tried to detain Buck after seeing Buck and a feminine companion strolling after a automobile within the space had been reported as probably being concerned in drunken driving.