Search for escaped inmate continues

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The search for a West Texas inmate continues today. After he was last seen in our area, 32-year old Michael Gongora took off after a traffic stop in Van Alstyne Tuesday night.

He had originally fled from a work detail in Abilene in Jones County two weeks ago.


Michael Gongora
5'7" tall
145 pounds
Brown eyes
Black hair

Two people in the Abilene area were arrested after authorities say they helped Gongora escape.

Investigators in the Abilene area say Gongora is considered to be armed and dangerous.

Right now authorities say they believe he is in route to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.