Fugitive from New Mexico captured outside Fruita restaurant | SummitDaily.com

Fugitive from New Mexico captured outside Fruita restaurant

FRUITA ” A man wanted on a New Mexico warrant is jailed in Mesa County after being arrested at a Fruita restaurant.

Police and Mesa County sheriff’s deputies waited outside the building after receiving a tip to the whereabouts of 39-year-old Jerry Eugene Yates.

He was arrested without incident after he exited the restaurant.

Authorities say Yates faces charges of cruelty toward a child, obstructing an officer and resisting arrest. Details are not immediately available.

Police say Yates may also face charges in connection with items found in his car, but officials didn’t elaborate.


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