Harrison County officials capture inmate they say walked off from assignment

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EDITORS NOTE: The video above was reported before the update.

UPDATE (3:27 P.M.) – The Harrison County Sheriff’s office captured Roy Lee Vaughn after officials said he walked away from an assignment in the main jail.

Vaughn was captured on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. by Harrison County K-9 units and the deputies who have been searching locations throughout the day and night in Marshall and throughout Harrison County.

Vaughn was arrested on an escape warrant at an area near East End Boulevard. He will now be charged with escape from custody and will be placed in the general population of the jail.


HARRISON COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office is looking for an inmate they say walked away from assignment in the main jail.

Officials are looking for 33-year-old Roy Lee Vaughn, who is described as a 6’1″ black man weighing approximately 175 lbs.

According to the sheriff’s office, he was being escorted to the dumpster when he fled the area where the trash containers are washed.

Officials say he walked off assignment at 6:15 a.m. on Friday, leaving eastbound on Bowie Street. Vaughn was last seen wearing a dark blue ‘hospital scrub’ style shirt and blue pants.

Any information can be called into 911.

According to Harrison County judicial records, Vaughn was charged with aggravated assault back in July and continuous violence against the family in January.

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