Escaped West Baton Rouge inmate caught in Memphis

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Port Allen, La (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44)  A man who escaped from the West Baton Rouge jail over the weekend has been arrested in Memphis, TN. 

The West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s office says Jimmy Wayne Gioele escaped from the jail Saturday morning. 

Gioele will now be booked into the Memphis jail as a fugitive. He will then be transported back to West Baton Rouge where he’s facing a charge of simple escape and possibly other charges.

His original release date was Dec. 2019.

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