Police: Armed and dangerous felon now in custody

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Mark Facio (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Mark Facio (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
Mark Facio was booked into 4th Avenue Jail on Tuesday night. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Mark Facio was booked into 4th Avenue Jail on Tuesday night. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
(Source: Wickenburg Police Department) (Source: Wickenburg Police Department)
WICKENBURG, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

According to the Wickenburg Police Department, an armed and dangerous felon is now in custody.

Police say 25-year-old Mark Facio was taken into custody early Tuesday afternoon. After he is cleared medically, Facio will be transported to the 4th Ave Jail in downtown Phoenix.

[BOOKING PHOTO: Mark Facio]

[RAW VIDEO: Wickenburg felon makes first court appearance]

Wickenburg police say Facio tried to steal a vehicle on Monday night from the Shell station on Highway 60 near milepost 112. Facio fled into the Hassayampa River after a traffic stop.

Facio was wanted for felony charges in New Mexico.

[PDF: Form IV for Mark Facio]

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