Get a custom Q13 forecast and severe weather alerts in your inbox

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

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

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.

————-ORIGINAL CASE—————
FUGITIVE WANTED BY DOC IN YAKIMA COUNTY March 8, 2018 —
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.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.