A 27-year-old man who escaped from a
western Kansas jail nearly three months ago is back in custody.
Garden City police say a tip to Crimestoppers helped lead to the
capture of Mitchell Ebihara on Thursday afternoon. Ebihara had been
spotted in Garden City earlier this week. Officers found him hiding
in a storm shelter outside a home in the city,
Ebihara escaped Oct. 12 from the Kearney (KER'-nee) County Jail
after attacking a corrections officer. He was awaiting trial on a
charge of attempted murder in the January 2009 shooting of a man in
Ebihara is from Garden City.