Authorities are searching for two inmates after they escaped the Raymond Detention Center over the weekend.
According to Hinds County Sheriff Tyree Jones, Michael Lewis, 31, and Joseph Spring, 31, were both missing from Monday morning’s headcount. A breach was later located along the jail’s fence line.
Escapee alert 🚨 Michael Lewis-31 (Left) and Joseph Spring-31 (Right) were both missing from the Raymond Detention Center during this morning’s official headcount. A breach in the facility was later located along with fence damage. Anyone with information call 601-352-1521. pic.twitter.com/RVefAx7qbq
— TyreeJonesSheriff (@TyreeSheriff) May 29, 2023
Spring was originally taken into custody in November for violation of parole as well as burglary charges, while Lewis has been at the Raymond Detention Center since December on DUI and marijuana possession charges.
Anyone with relevant information is asked to contact the Hinds County Sheriff’s Office at (601)352-1521.