Crawford County sheriff’s officials are searching for a prisoner who escaped from the county prison Monday.
According to a news release, Jesse Dewayne Ballard, 32, escaped from the prison while in the recreation yard. Ballard was being held on a parole violation and isn’t considered dangerous, Sheriff Lewis Walker said in the release. Ballard is described as a white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, about 200 pounds, with reddish-blond hair, green eyes and a fair complexion.
Anyone with information about Ballard is asked to call the sheriff’s office at (478) 836-3116.