One of two inmates who escaped the Raymond Detention Center over the weekend has been captured.
According to Hinds County Sheriff Tyree Jones, Michael Lewis, 31, was taken into custody Monday night around 6 p.m. Lewis will now face additional charges after previously being booked on DUI and marijuana possession charges.
Update: Escaped detainee, Michael Lewis-31 is back in custody. He was captured moments ago by HCSO Deputies searching the area of Seven Springs Rd. and Springridge Rd. He faces additional escape charges. The search is still ongoing for Joseph Spring. Call 601-352-1521 with info. pic.twitter.com/DS9W4sJjvp
— TyreeJonesSheriff (@TyreeSheriff) May 29, 2023
The search for Joseph Spring, 31, continues. Spring, who escaped alongside Lewis through the facility’s air duct, had been at the Raymond Detention Center since November for violation of parole and burglary charges.
Anyone with information regarding Spring’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Hinds County Sheriff’s Office at (601)352-1521.