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October 17, 2012
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Escaped inmate tracked, captured

After two weeks on the lam, a Storey County inmate who escaped on Oct. 1 is back in custody following a tip from a county resident.The tip came in at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, and by 5 p.m. Jeremy Morales was back in custody, according to the Storey County Sheriff’s Office.Sheriff Gerald Antinoro and two deputies went out to where the resident had spotted a man matching Morales’ description, in advance of a full search party.Morales, 38, had been spotted in the Gold Hill and American flats area, near the border of Lyon and Storey counties.“He had disappeared from where …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 17, 2012 03:14AM Published Oct 17, 2012 01:01AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.