Parolee captured in Lawrence Co. after leaving Amite Co. jail

Parolee captured in Lawrence Co. after leaving Amite Co. jail

AMITE COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A parolee has been captured after fleeing the Amite County jail on Friday.

28-year-old Ryan Lewis was traveling in a stolen white Nissan Altima with the tag number 200 379.

He has two convictions in Lincoln County for stealing a car and possession of contraband in a prison, both attempts.

Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, Investigator Kyle Smith and Deputy Stephen Creel, along with Mississippi Department of Corrections and Alcoholic Beverage Control Agents apprehended escaped fugitive Ryan Lewis this afternoon.

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