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‘Domestic Violence Crackdown’ fugitive caught in Yakima County

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gamboaFUGITIVE CAPTURED October 12, 2013 —
The Department of Corrections says Joaquin Gamboa was arrested and booked into the Yakima County Jail on Saturday.

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What kind of a coward bites a woman? – WMW: Domestic Violence Crackdown fugitive, Joaquin Gamboa.

He’s a high-violent offender who’s missing in Yakima County.


With the Playboy Bunny inked on his face, you’d think he’s a real ladies man — but that couldn’t be further from the truth — busted for multiple domestic violence crimes, including an attack on his girlfriend where he choked, pinched, and bit her — leaving her with a busted nose, fat lip, and a bad bruise where he bit her.

Officers in Yakima County say he could be hiding in Western Washington now.

If you know where he is, call an anonymous tip into:


You must call the Crime Stoppers hotline with your tip to be eligible to receive a cash reward for information leading to a fugitive’s arrest.

CLICK HERE for information on how to TEXT A TIP to Crime Stoppers

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