UPDATE: Both Escapees Now Back in Custody

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GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — A weekend escape from the Washington County Regional Correctional Center southwest of Greenville saw US Marshals, County Sheriff’s Deputies, and local police departments scrambling to locate the two men on the run. 22-year-old Lazzric Minton and 26-year-old Jackie Jackson escaped from custody around 4:10 PM Saturday afternoon. Minton was found and captured in Indianola by the Indianola Police Department and the County Sheriff’s Department late Sunday afternoon. Jackson remains at large as of last report. He is described as a black male, 5′ 10″ tall weighing 110 pounds. The Washington County Sheriff advises that if you see Jackson, do not approach him. Instead, call 911 or the Washington County Sheriff’s Office immediately. UPDATE MONDAY 9:13 AM Jackie Jackson has been captured. He was found on Highway 82 in Greenville behind the old, vacant Little China restaurant. Both Saturday escapees are now back in custody.



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