FUGITIVE CAPTURED December 14, 2015 -- Department of Corrections Ofc. Ross Esparza says Washington's Most Wanted viewers called Tri-Cities Crime Stoppers with tips that helped located Josh McClain today in Benton City. The amateur rapper was wanted on two charges for drugs and carrying a dangerous weapon and was also breaking probation in Benton County where he was busted for meth and resisting arrest. Officer Esparza gathered a team of two more State DOC Officers, two units from the Benton County Sheriffs’ Office along with the United States Marshals Task Force from Tri-Cities and they apprehended McClain at 11:30am along with his girlfriend who also had warrants for not going to court on 3 new charges. She will be reviewed by the Benton County Gang Unit for possible a new charge of Rendering Criminal Assistance. Officer Esparza says, "There is nothing more fulfilling as an Officer, to know that the public is assisting us when it comes to apprehending a dangerous person who is running from the Law. It makes our job that much easier, and fulfilling in knowing there are still many, many people who care about doing the right thing! Thank you WMW and the tipsters!" McClain is WMW Capture #703. FUGITIVE WANTED IN TRI-CITIES December 11, 2015 -- The video below shows ‘J-Mac The Don’ rapping while he sports a t-shirt that looks like a tactical vest with a gun, badge and handcuffs. He's an amateur rapper -- and professional criminal wanted in the Tri-Cities. His real name is Joshua McClain -- a convicted child sex predator and High-Violent Offender He's out on bail on two charges for drugs and carrying a dangerous weapon and is also breaking probation in Benton County where he was busted for meth and resisting arrest. The Department of Corrections and Benton County Sheriff`s Office Gang Unit almost caught him Wednesday night, but say he got away after being tipped-off by two people who were then arrested for rendering criminal assistance. He’s inked with a tattoo on his left hand that could help someone spot him. He's looking at several years in prison once he's caught.
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