On January 6th, 2019, the Livingston Police Department arrested Cesar Arteaga for making criminal threats against his girlfriend. After the arrest, Arteaga was able to escape custody from the rear of the patrol vehicle he was placed in.
On January 7th, 2019 at 9:30 PM, the Atwater Police Department received information that Arteaga was possibly hiding at a relative’s trailer located at the Castle Mobile Home Park 2809 Buhach Road, in Atwater.
Atwater Officers responded to that location and were able to locate Arteaga who was hiding in a bathroom. He was taken into custody without incident.
Arteaga was also wanted on a parole violation. He was subsequently turned over to the Livingston Police Department.