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Yakima Inmate Escapee Arrested

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YAKIMA, Wash. -- An escapee from Ahtanum View Correction Center in Yakima is back behind bars.

Authorities say Billy Eugene Garner escaped from the correction center on May 23rd. Garner was convicted of vehicular homicide in 2007 in Spokane County.

The Yakima Violent Task Force learned Garner took off to Ritzville and alerted Adams County Sheriff's deputies and Ritzville police.

Garner was arrested at a Motel in Ritzville.