Search Continues for Inmate Who Escaped from Jal City Jail

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

JAL, N.M. - Police are still on the hunt for an inmate who escaped the Jal City Jail on Tuesday.

19-year-old Matthew Lopez was in jail for violating his probation, revoking bond and damaging property.

He busted out by removing a portion of the metal partition from his cell and climbed out a window.

Police have now obtained a search warrant for Lopez's apartment and they say they are doing everything they can to find him.