Jefferson Co. Sheriff seeks escaped inmate in stolen car

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DANDRIDGE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating an escaped inmate who they say got away in a stolen car.

According to the sheriff’s officials, Jason Dwight Carr, 35, stole a 1999 Chevrolet Impala just after 11 a.m. Thursday, last seen heading down Deep Spring Road. He had been on a work detail at the Jefferson County Schools bus garage, from where he escaped in the stolen car.

Carr is described as a white male with brown hair and brown eyes, standing at 5’11” and weighing 190 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white t shirt and green stripped pants.

Carr was being held on a theft charge and probation violation.

The car that Carr stole has a Jefferson County Schools emblems on the side Tag No. GV8-606.

If you have any contact please call 911 or Jefferson County Central Dispatch at 865-475-6855.

(JCSO)

WATE 6 On Your Side is working to learn more and will update as additional details are made available.

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