Man who escaped from custody being sought

By Paula Horton, Herald staff writer December 24, 2011 

Kennewick police and Tri-Cities Crime Stoppers are looking for a fugitive wanted for escape from community custody.

Martin Garza Jr., 44, is 6-foot-1, 230 pounds with black hair, brown eyes and numerous tattoos on his body.

Garza was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and released to a Kennewick residence, but hasn't been seen recently.

Tri-Cities Crime Stoppers pays a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that results in a felony arrest.

Anyone with information about Garza's whereabouts can call 586-8477 or visit tricitiescrimestoppers.org. Tips can also be sent by text message by writing "Text TIP 411" plus the message to CRIMES (274637).

All calls to Crime Stoppers are confidential.

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