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North MS convict on run since last week captured on Wednesday

A man convicted in Alcorn County who escaped jail last week has been captured.

From MDOC:

CAPTURED: Escaped state inmate Jonathan Blankenship, 31.

Blankenship had been on the run since Friday after fleeing the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility.

Blankenship, #115012, is serving five years for aggravated assault on a police officer and conspiracy to commit a crime in Alcorn County

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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