Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Man's Sister Sought In Jail Escape.(New Mexico)

Byline: Rene Romo Journal Southern Bureau

Prisoner Was Taking Out Trash at Detention Center

LAS CRUCES Law enforcement authorities are seeking a local woman on an arrest warrant for helping her 20-year-old brother escape Monday night from the Dona Ana County Detention Center.

David Trujillo Jr., whom authorities said should be considered armed and dangerous, bolted away from a guard Monday night and into a waiting car when the prisoner was accompanied outside the jail on a trash-dumping work detail.

Trujillo was scheduled to be sentenced today in state District Court in Las Cruces on a variety of charges stemming from two armed robberies of Las Cruces convenience stores in May and June 1999 and an August 2000 drive-by shooting, said 3rd Judicial District Attorney Susana Martinez. …

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