Hinds County deputies capture one escaped inmate, one still on the run

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Authorities captured 20-year-old Darren Point, who escaped from the Raymond Work Center on Saturday. He was captured in Jackson near Highway 80 and Gallatin Street.

Investigators said 50-year-old Jerry Raynes is still wanted. According to Crime Stoppers, Raynes is an affiliated member of the “Simon City Royals.”

Hinds County deputies believe Raynes stole a white 2010 Ford F-150 (HN1 7202) from the Hinds County Bush Shop. The vehicle has Durham School Services on the side door.

Investigators said Raynes is now facing charges of auto theft and burglary.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Raynes, please call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-8477, or submit a tip online or with your mobile device at www.P3tips.com. Anyone with information that could help with the case would be eligible for a reward of up to $2,500.

RAYMOND, Miss. (WJTV) – Hinds County deputies are searching for two detainees who escaped from the Raymond Work Center on Saturday evening. They have been identified as Darren Point, 20, and Jerry Raynes, 50.

Point was being held for a recovered stolen vehicle while Raynes was in custody for auto theft. Their travel of direction is unknown at this time.

Anyone with information are urged to call 601-352-1521.

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