Police: Escaped inmate recaptured

Posted at 6:46 PM, Dec 06, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-06 20:46:18-05

CALDWELL— An inmate who escaped from Canyon County jail was recaptured on Sunday.

On December 5, 2015, at about 9:30 p.m. Jesus Manuel Cuevas, 26, of Wilder, escaped from the Canyon County Detention Center. 

Cuevas had been housed in the tent dorm structure as a general population, minimum security inmate for multiple counts of grand theft and a driving violation charges.

While participating in outdoor recreation time, Cuevas scaled the barb-wire topped security fence and left the area on foot.  A short time later, deputies detected Cuevas was missing from the facility.

The Canyon County Sheriff’s Office and Caldwell Police Department located Cuevas at a residence in the 100 block of Parkhurst in Caldwell at about 2:20 a.m. on December 6, 2015.
He was taken into custody without incident.  He will be facing additional escape charges.