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US marshals in the state of Texas are now hunting for two suspected convicts.
And they are all -- new fears that they may have really taken off across the border to Mexico.
We're told guards noticed 52 year old.
Leandro Luna and 53 year old.
Adan Chavez were missing during an evening -- count on Friday.
The two were serving sentences for drug possession job is also had prior weapons convictions both considered model inmates up in there.
They were being held at a minimum security prison right here in -- county about thirty miles south Austin.
And now there is concern that they may have crossed over the border into the town of Del Rio.
We're told Luna may have been spotted Friday night and Austin possibly visiting family -- now working with authorities south of the border and track them down.
What is now you're you're Gomez is the supervisory deputy US Marshal -- -- -- Good afternoon they just walked.
I mean come.
Well you know that's that -- -- certain specific type of security facilities referred to as the media.
Bureau of prison's.
Prison -- minimum security prison camps they were locked up for -- as a citizen do you wonder -- match is gonna end I mean.
You know if we how many thousands upon thousands upon thousands of people are incurring jailed ex a dime -- -- -- -- you know.
-- we do chase fugitives mainly again drug dealers sex offenders.
Those charged with weapons so our mandate is to chase all types of fugitives it.
That they have once lodged against them.
And now they're chasing these two down it sounds like they've gone to some familiar places I mean if the -- report -- -- -- went to visit family in Austin.
That fits the profile people who walk out of prison to a -- Based on my 23 years of experience we have always focused on found -- friends.
& Associates in their prior life.
And they never let us now they always tend to gravitate back to those types of people saying it was car chase suspects when they're in the car chase they always go back to their -- things -- If somebody were to see these folks.
What what are they supposed to do.
Well we consider these people both these -- and -- is dangerous.
These these individuals have spent most of their entire adult.
Oh adulthood -- either some form of supervision.
Or custodial environment IE -- prison so you know.
Based of now that these two -- out and about running in -- fleeing and running.
It's going to be very easy for them to make contact with their -- -- -- in their prior life hence that's the danger factor there.
They're elderly gentleman they're looking at substantial.
What they were serving in addition to future potential -- They have nothing to lose in this.
Yeah it certainly sounds like it.
Hector Gomez supervisory deputy US Marshal it's good to see things.
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