Police have caught the 21-year-old inmate who escaped from a transport vehicle on July 27 in the area of Randall Road and IL Route 64 in St. Charles.
According to an Elgin Police Department Facebook post update, Hugo R. Avila was taken into custody around 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 2, in Hanover Park with the assistance of the Hanover Park Police Department.
“No further information will be available,” the Facebook post said.
According to the original Elgin Police Department Facebook post and media reports, Avila slipped from his handcuffs and escaped from an Elgin Police Department transport van at around 1:05 p.m. July 27, following a bond call hearing for felony traffic offenses.
Elgin officers were being assisted by the St. Charles Police Department and the Kane County Sheriff’s Department in the effort to locate Avila. Police had asked members of the public to call 911 if you see him. “Do not approach or make contact with him,” the Elgin Facebook post said.