Friday, June 22, 2012

Another escape

Another inmate escaped from the Hinds County jail this morning. Sheriff Tyrone Lewis told JJ the inmate busted open a "grate" in the wall and was able to break a lock in the mechanical area to escape the facility. He was captured shortly after the escape and is back in custody. The Sheriff said he is going to call the media later today and have them come to the jail for a press conference. He said he will provide a media tour of the jail after the press conference. Sheriff Lewis said repairs are being made "piecemeal" and the supervisors need to fund a complete repair of the jail.

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

The story I read on WAPT said the mechanical room was not locked. You can fix all the broken locks you want to, but if something is not locked, they're going to find it.

Anonymous said...

Tyrone Lewis is starting to look like Barney Fife.

Anonymous said...

The jail has been a mess since it opened. I don't know how anyone can blame Tyrone Lewis for it.

Anonymous said...

6:47. That is because the IDIOT supervisors were more interested in black contractors getting "gimme" contracts than quality. WE ARE CURSED WITH BLACK RACIST IDIOTS.

Before you AA trolls even start, check the record.

GIFTS FOR FOOLS. God bless Joe Lauderdale. He tried.

Anonymous said...

I thought sheriff mac was white. My bad

Anonymous said...

Yes you can blame lewis because the jail, although was not in the best of shape, was not in the condition that it is in at this point. It is mainly due to the lack of knowledge by " Yo sheriff" and all those jpd and rankin county individuals that are now in place. None of them have or even had any idea of what it took to run a sheriff's office let alone a jail. Oh yes, you can most definitely blame tyrone and his traveling band of idiots for the conditions of the jail, the escapes and everything else in general. I would say that they are a joke, but at least a joke is funny. They, on the other hand, are PATHETIC.

Curt Crowley said...

10:37, you have an axe to grind with Sheriff Lewis and don't know a damn thing about the history of the jail. Do some research and you will see where Sheriff McMillin raised hell with the board of supervisors repeatedly to fix the myriad of problems at Raymond. Despite Sheriff McMillin's efforts, the Board of Idiots sat on their asses and let the problems get worse.

This isn't Sheriff Lewis fault, and it isn't Sheriff McMillin's fault either. The blame lies squarely at the feet of the Airwave 5.

Anonymous said...

The blame for the whole jail problem can be laid at the feet of then Supe, now congressman Bennie Thompson. He was the one that pushed to have it built in Raymond, instead of Jackson where all the crooks are. Stupid! He also pushed for the minority engineers out of Chicago who produced drawings that we're seriously flawed and set specs for things like the locks on cell doors that weren't workable. They then vanished before the project was completed and problems worked out. Stupid! Another crooked Bennie deal.

Anonymous said...

When the jail was first in the planning stages, I worked for an individual who was on the committee. That facility was a mess the first day it ever opened and has been ever since because of shoddy work by a company who subsequently went out of business and filed bankruptcy. It certainly isn't the fault of either "sheriff" individually; however, if you do research, there was a heck of a lot more experience in McMillin's administration than there is in the current administration. The "warden" can't even go into a pod without carrying a stick with a leather strap on the end!

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