Escapee from Dyer County Jail could be in Memphis area, authorities say

Escapee from Dyer County Jail could be in Memphis area, authorities say
Herman Parker (Source: U.S. Marshals Service)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The U.S. Marshals Service is asking for help tracking down an escapee from Dyer County Jail.

According to a news release, Herman Parker was a trusty and walked away from the jail April 19. He’s facing felony charges for drugs and escaping custody.

Parker also has a federal supervised release violation for being a felon in possession of a firearm and warrants out of Shelby County for evading arrest and reckless endangerment with a weapon.

Parker is African American, about 5 feet 6 and 190 pounds.

Authorities believe Parker is in the Memphis area. They’re asking anyone with information on his whereabouts to call 731-431-2803.

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