BASSETERRE, St. Kitts - POLICE last evening (Jun. 9) confirmed that Jesus Valdez, who is notorious for escaping from Her Majesty’s Prison, has been recaptured.
The 20-year-old was on the run from the police after escaping for a second time from the penal institution on the May 16h, without officers noticing.
How he escaped or when officers at the prison realisd he was missing were never addressed by law enforcement officials.
In a short statement last evening, the Police Force’s Public Relations Department indicated that “Jesus Valdez, was captured this afternoon in Godwin Ghaut and is currently in Police custody”.
The young man was on the run for 16 days prior to that and was later caught when he was found on the Bay Road in Newtown.
More on this incident as information becomes available.