Noxubee County inmate captured

John Jason Lee (MDOC photo)

From Media Reports

JACKSON – A 44-year-old work inmate who failed to return from a weekend pass has been captured, MDOC officials said.

John Jason Lee (MDOC photo)

Noxubee County Community Work Center inmate John Jason Lee was arrested around midnight, July 16, in Mathiston by officers with the Mississippi Department of Corrections. They were assisted by Choctaw County Sheriffs’ deputies, Mathiston Police Department officers, Webster County Sheriff’s deputies and the United States Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force.

Lee was serving a 12-year sentence for an auto burglary conviction and a vehicle theft from Clay and Webster Counties.

Lee will be transported to Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Pearl.  He now faces an additional 5 years if convicted of escape.

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