IMPERIAL COUNTY, Calif. – The brother of an inmate who escaped from the Imperial County Jail was arrested Thursday.
Sheriff deputies say, Arturo Gomez, is suspected of helping his brother, Rafael Gomez, escape from jail Monday. Rafael Gomez was recaptured by authorities in Mexicali, B.C. on Tuesday. Deputies say after they continued their investigation they found Rafael Gomez escaped with the help of his brother Arturo Gomez.
Now Arturo Gomez is facing charges for conspiracy and aiding and abetting a prisoner’s escape from jail. His bail is set at $25,000.