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Pedro Ocha-Mendoza: Sex offender kidnapped, sexually assaulted elderly woman

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FUGITIVE CAPTURED Feb. 11, 2013 — The Department of Corrections caught Pedro Ochoa-Mendoza on Monday. He was tracked down by his Community Corrections Officer, and booked into the Benton County jail.

The arresting officers says Ochoa-Mendoza told him he knew he was on Washington’s Most Wanted.

FUGITIVE WANTED IN BENTON COUNTY Feb. 1, 2013 — Pedro Ochoa-Mendoza was convicted of kidnapping and sexually assaulting an elderly woman who was out for a walk.

He’s a Level 2 sex offender and  spent seven years in prison for that crime. But now he’s out, and breaking his probation in the Tri-Cities.

Ochoa-Mendoza is 30 years old and is heavy into gangs. He’s also inked with several tattoos and is believed to be hiding somewhere between Yakima and the Tri-Cities.

Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS, if you can get this missing sex offender back on the map in Benton County.

You can text a tip here.