Smith Co. jail escapee captured in Rankin Co. - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Smith Co. jail escapee captured in Rankin Co.

The search has ended for a Smith County jail escapee.

Sheriff's officials tell 7 ON YOUR SIDE John Gray was arrested in Richland off of Highway 49 Wednesday night around 10:00.  Tips of Gray's whereabouts led Smith County authorities and other law enforcement agencies to Rankin County. 

Sheriff Charlie Crumpton says Gray faces numerous charges -- including felony escape, carjacking, two aggravated assaults and at least four auto thefts.

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