Escaped Fugitive Caught in Matamoros, Mexico

POSTED: Thursday, April 16, 2009 - 8:02am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:33am

An escaped fugitive is behind bars after authorities found him living in Matamoros.

Joshua Michael Mirka is at the Cameron County jail and then be transferred to Washington State where he is wanted for outstanding warrants on a probation violation in a sexual assault case involving a child. He's also wanted for failing to register as a sex offender and escaping a Washington State corrections facility.

Authorities say he lived in Matamoros for two years while on the run and he is considered a high escape risk.

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