Webb County Jail Inmate Captured after Escape
Law enforcement in Laredo on high alert tonight trying to find an inmate that escaped from the Webb County Jail.
Webb County Jail inmate, 19-year-old Joel Garcia, escaped through a window on Monday night. The window was on the bottom floor and appeared to be a janitor’s closet.
Garcia was incarcerated for theft and burglary and is known to be a drug addict.
He was captured around 10:30 p.m. Monday on the corner of Clark and Seymour.
He escaped around 6:30 p.m.
The police department spotted him, and after a short chase, arrested Garcia.