Mercedes Man Escapes from State Troopers

POSTED: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 - 6:59am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:32am

A Mercedes man arrested for DWI is still on the run after escaping from the custody of state troopers.

Department of Public Safety spokesperson, Johnny Hernandez says troopers stopped 20 year-old,Isidro Javier Hernandez, over the weekend. They arrested him for DWI and put him in the front passenger seat of the trooper's car. Troopers say he was able to maneuver the handcuffs in such a way that he was able to get his hands out and escape.

He then took off running into a grain field on FM 1425 in Mercedes and got away. When he is captured he will face DWI and evading arrest charges. If you have seen Hernandez call DPS at 956.440.6721.

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