Authorities seek phone records of Knox County Jail escapee


TAYLOR COUNTY, Texas - New search warrants have been filed to obtain the cell phone records of a man who escaped from the Knox County Jail in March.

Jesse Munoz Jr. was on the run for nearly a week before being caught in Taylor County.

According to search warrants filed April 6, authorities want access to Munoz's phone calls, text messages, emails and other data stored on his cell phone.

They believe that Munoz was stealing vehicles and equipment to sell to others.

Munoz remains in the Taylor County Jail on multiple charges including escape, evading arrest, and theft of a motor vehicle.

His bonds total more than $98,000.

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