Last escapee captured

Yakima County Jail escapee Luis Soto was captured on Sheller Road Thursday afternoon.

Soto, 28, was the last of a group of inmates to be captured after escaping the county jail back on Nov. 28.

The Sheriff's Office received a Crime Stoppers tip that Soto and his girlfriend were located in a house on Sheller Road, near Sunnyside.

After checking three different residences in the area, Detective Dave Johnson found Soto and his girlfriend in the 6600 block of Sheller Road at around 1:30 p.m.

Soto was located in the living room and was arrested without incident.

His girlfriend, 33, who authorities believed may have assisted Soto, was also taken into custody for questioning. Another man, 22, was taken into custody for questioning by Yakima County Sheriff detectives.

The homeowner where Soto was found was not arrested.


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