Las Cruces Escapee Found By Police

Las Cruces – Jory Craig Acosta, the 26-year-old man who unexpectedly left protective custody at a local hospital, has been located and is in good condition.

On Tuesday evening Acosta was transported to Memorial Medical Center for observation after he was involved in a domestic dispute on Burke Road in the unincorporated county. The Dona Ana County Sheriff's office handled the domestic dispute case.

Sometime after 8 p.m. Tuesday Acosta left the hospital without being discharged and Las Cruces Police were called to help locate him.