Joe Arpaio Escapee Rocky Marquez Arrested in Mexico, After Second Jail Escape

Categories: On the Run
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BUT THEN THEY CAUGHT HIM AGAIN.
The man who escaped from one of Sheriff Joe Arpaio's jails in May was captured again.

The U.S. Marshals Service says Rocky Marquez was arrested in Mexico -- which is the second time Marquez had to be tracked down. Shortly after the Marshals Service found Marquez in the Detroit area a few months ago, he escaped from another county jail.

See also:
-Rocky Marquez Walked Out of Another Jail Last Week
-Joe Arpaio's Fugitive Nabbed by U.S. Marshals
-Rocky Marquez Walked Out of an MCSO Jail Yesterday (He Was Not Supposed to Do That)

In May, Marquez somehow persuaded another inmate to switch identities with him, as this inmate had his bond posted and was all set to walk out the door himself -- legally.

Marquez -- who was still awaiting trial, and had no release date in sight -- switched ID wristbands with the other inmate, and while the wristbands have pictures, an MCSO spokesman told New Times that they looked similar.

Marquez must have then given the other inmate's date of birth and other random personal information to the officer at the exit door to convince him that he was the other guy.

In the end, Marquez walked right out the door and wasn't seen for months.

The U.S. Marshals Service eventually tracked down Marquez to the Detroit area in January, and while Marquez was in the custody of authorities in Wayne County, Michigan -- waiting to be extradited back to Maricopa County -- he pulled the same gag he'd pulled on Arpaio's boys.

Now, again, the Marshals Service says Marquez has been caught, this time in Mexico.

Before escaping Arpaio's custody, Marquez had been in the jail since September 2010, on charges of perjury, forgery, witness tampering, DUI, misconduct involving weapons, and leaving the scene of an accident.

As far as we know, at the time of this post, Marquez is still in some sort of jail.


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tombstone
tombstone

today when i was at the dmv renewing my tags i was approached by a black woman with a clipboard who was standing at the front entrance and she asked me if i was registered to vote. i asked her why and she said she wants me to sign the petition to recall arpaio. i told her absolutely not. i came really close to giving her a major beatdown.

tombstone
tombstone

if you think it's joes fault he escaped and that joe should be held accountable then i suppose the detroit sheriff that let him get away too should also be accountable right? i hear no complaints about him so why?

AZREDNECK1958
AZREDNECK1958

GOOD ON YA JOE KEEP PUTTIN THESE ILLEGAL LAW BREAKERS IN JAIL!!

JohnQ.Public
JohnQ.Public

Where's Steven Seagall when you need him - I'm sure that Steve could keep this guy locked up and in his place.  But if Steve can't handle it then Joe will have to bring in the big guns - Chuck Norris.  Chuck can handle anything and there's no way that Marquez can McGyver his way past Chuck.

eric.nelson745
eric.nelson745 topcommenter

This guy is slick. Joe should hire him to be an instructor at the academy.

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

if Mexico can keep him in custody, this will look so bad for the U.S.    whatever they do, they should not be extraditing him here, he seems to have the U.S. escape routine down pretty good. As much as I want to bag on MCSO for losing him, Michigan did worse because they lost him the exact same way even after they knew how he got away from the first agency

tombstone
tombstone

i hope arpaio fucks his ass up when he returns.

azbootcamp
azbootcamp

@tombstone i signed that petition and so did a few hundred folks on my campus- you must be an old fogey from sun city (with a name like that!).

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@tombstone  yep. nothing says you believe in law and order like beating a woman. now we know what kind of lowlife dreg supports Arpaio. so tell me superstar what upset you more? that she was black, or that she didnt support the guy who lets child molestations and rapes go uninvestigated?

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@tombstone  what? you cant read? I said they were way worse than MCSO. I strongly feel Joe should be having to answer for it, but I dont even want to hear an excuse from Michigan. there is no excuse for it.  both of them are running their agencies like idiots, but you would at least think the guys in Michigan would have been watching a guy that is known to be an escape artist a little better........especially if he can escape from americas so called toughest sheriff 

tombstone
tombstone

@danzigsdaddy right. in mexico he should have been shot by guards cause there they don't have to play by the same rules we have to.

david_saint01
david_saint01 topcommenter

@tombstone lol me too! It would be just one more reason to recall him..good thinking!! 

tombstone
tombstone

@david_saint01 @tombstone recall him if he did that? no it would be a good reason to give him a promotion. drastic times calls for drastic measures. the punk deserves a good beatdown whether it comes from police or not.

lhaolpa
lhaolpa

@david_saint01 @tombstone I'm not from AZ,but support Sheriff Joe completely. He's the only one that has the guts to treat criminals like criminals,and to investigate The illegal-in-chief. If one reads the legal definition of"Natural Born Citizen"as it concerns the eligibility of one to run for,and occupy the position of POTUS,They'll see that one condition is that both parents must be American citizens. His father was never an American citizen,either at the time of Obama's birth or later,so that fact disqualifies him from being President. Also the"birth certificate"is fake on many levels,one being the classification of his father's race as being"black",which was not in use in 1961. The only races were"white,negro,other". Educate yourselves!!

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