Escapee captured in Las Vegas

The second of two women who escaped from the Silver Springs Conservation Camp east of Carson City two weeks ago has been recaptured.

Veronica Peterson, 36, was arrested by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officers early Wednesday afternoon.

A spokesman said she was taken into custody without incident.

She and Robon Bruner, 29, disappeared May 29 after they were seen getting into a blue Jeep Wrangler outside the camp fence 20 miles east of Carson City.

Bruner was recaptured the next day in Searchlight.

In addition to escape charges against the two women, Bruner's boyfriend Jeffrey Arthur faces charges that he drove the Jeep in the escape.

Bruner was serving 16 to 72 months for burglary. Peterson was serving 12 to 36 months for possession of a stolen vehicle.


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