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Jail escapee gets almost 20 years


January 16, 2019

David Grieder

Victor Apodaca looks back to his family after his sentencing Monday in Curry County.

CLOVIS - Victor Apodaca spoke through tears Monday while "begging for mercy" from Judge Drew Tatum in a sentencing hearing on charges from a short-lived jail escape this summer.

"I'm sorry for everything that I've put you all through," he said, a...

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