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Haywood County Inmate Escape

Jeffery Wayne Medley

Jeffery Wayne Medley

An inmate from Haywood County Detention is in custody after having jumped and run from a transport van early Wednesday evening. Jeffery Wayne Medley, 18, had been at the Justice Center for a court appearance and was being transported back to detention shortly after 5 p.m. when he escaped from the van. After a quick foot chase, he was apprehended by law enforcement a few blocks away. Mr. Medley had been in court on an Order for Arrest for a misdemeanor probation violation. Mr. Medley is facing additional charges of misdemeanor escape and property damage in excess of $200 for damage to the van.