Drug suspect escapes custody in Hernando, MS - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Drug suspect escapes custody in Hernando, MS

J C Moyer IV (Source: DeSoto County Sheriff's Office) J C Moyer IV (Source: DeSoto County Sheriff's Office)
HERNANDO, MS (WMC) -

DeSoto County deputies are trying to find a man who slipped out of custody.

Sheriff Bill Rasco said a drug suspect was sentenced to jail, but while still at the Hernando courthouse, he got free.

He took off running. Now DeSoto County deputies are searching the area with boots on the ground and a helicopter in the sky.

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