Felix Romero is on the lam. Courtesy/NMSP
Las Vegas, N.M. – At approximately 1 p.m. today, New Mexico State Police were called to the San Miguel County Detention Center at 26 N.M. Highway 283 in reference to an inmate who escaped from the facility.
The inmate was identified as Felix Romero, 22, of Las Vegas, N.M.
Romero broke a window in the reintegration building and walked away from the facility. It is unknown Romero’s direction of travel.
He is described as a Hispanic male who is 5’4”, 180 lbs., bald with brown eyes. He has tattoos on his neck and head with a tattoo of Brenda on his neck. Romero was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and grey sweatpants.
Romero was incarcerated to the facility for an outstanding bench warrant for failure to appear and a probation violation. Romero has a history of trafficking a controlled substance, battery on a peace officer, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, and criminal damage to property.
Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Romero is directed to not approach and call 911 or the Las Vegas City Police Department at 505.425.7504.