Man escapes prison four months before release date

Jose Aguilar Jr.

A Brownsville man escaped the Federal Correctional Institution on Friday.

According to the prison in Three Rivers, Texas, Jose Guadalupe Aguilar Jr. was discovered missing Friday morning from the minimum security prison camp after he walked away before completing his sentence.

Aguilar was serving nine months for supervised release violation, and he was originally sentenced to a 12 month sentence for making a false statement and representation in firearms records.

He had been in the prison since April 25, 2013 and was set to be released on October 23.

Aguilar is described as being 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs about 155 pounds.

Local authorities were notified about the escapee.

If you have any information on Aguilar TMs whereabouts, contact the U.S. Marshals at (361)578-4932.