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CAPTURED: Yakima Police arrest wanted sex offender, high-violent gang member

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FUGITIVE CAPTURED August 7, 2018 —
Yakima Police arrested wanted sex offender and high-violent gang member, Abel Castillo, on Tuesday, during a traffic stop.

He was arrested on on his DOC warrant for Escape, Failing to Register as a Sex Offender warrant, and new charge of 1st Degree Driving With License Suspended.

He’s being held in the Yakima County Jail on $10,000 bail.

High-violent gang member, Abel Castillo, is wanted by the Department of Corrections for Escape — breaking probation on his conviction for failing to register as a sex offender and officers say he’s facing a new failure to register charge.

His street name is ‘Clumsee.’

His convictions include:

  • Assault in the 3rd degree that stems from a sex offense
  • Unlawful Possession of Firearm
  • Possession Dangerous Weapons
  • Obstructing Law Enforcement Officer
  • Retail Theft
  • Reckless Driving

DOC officers say he has ties to Yakima and the Lower Valley area.

He’s 26 years old, 5’10” and weighs 210 pounds.

If you know where he’s hiding, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477), or use the P3 Tips App to submit your information. It’s anonymous and you’ll get up to a $1,000 reward if your tip helps lead to his arrest.

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