James Dykes: Missing high-violent offender set own home on fire

FUGITIVE CAPTURED Dec. 16, 2012 -- The Department of Corrections says James Dykes was arrested Sunday in Benton County FUGITIVE WANTED IN YAKIMA COUNTY Nov. 30, 2012 -- A highviolent offender who set his own home on fire is on the run in Yakima County. That arson conviction is one of the crimes James Dykes - who goes by the nickname "Gorilla" - is breaking probation on right now. He's also being watched by the Department of Corrections for a meth bust. Officers say he set fire to his home in Franklin County because he was behind on his mortgage and utility payments. Along with the arson and drugs, Dykes' criminal history includes convictions for assault residential burglary, robbery, and theft. Here are the details on JAMES DYKES:


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