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Sheriff's deputy apprehends escaped fugitive

 

October 21, 2021



Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office deputies, along with officers from the Rock Springs Police Department, learned of an inmate who had escaped custody from a private inmate transport vehicle while passing through Rock Springs Tuesday night.

The fugitive was identified as John L. Ortega, 29, originally of Rock Springs.

Ortega was in transport from a detention facility in California for court proceedings on other charges he faces in Cheyenne when, during a rest stop in the 3000 block of College Drive in Rock Springs, he somehow managed to slip his restraints, escape the private transport v...



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