UPDATE: New details on inmate escape from Jackson County facility

Published: Oct. 31, 2022 at 12:17 PM CDT
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PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - UPDATE 10/31/22 3:20 p.m.

Officials with the Federal Bureau of Prisons released more information on the Inmate who escaped the satellite camp adjacent to the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Marianna.

FCI officials say around 10:35 Monday morning, inmate Chesney jones was discovered missing from the satellite camp.

Jones, 44, is a black female with black hair, brown eyes, 6′1″ tall and weighs approximately 200 pounds.

The United States Marshals Service, Federal Bureau of Investigation, other law enforcement agencies have been notified. Officials say an internal investigation was also initiated.

The satellite camp at FCI Marianna is a minimum-security facility and currently houses 222 female offenders.

Jones was sentenced in the Middle District of Pennsylvania to a 300-month sentence for distribution and possession with intent to distribute at least 50 grams of crack cocaine and 5 kilograms of powder cocaine, interstate travel in aid of racketeering, false statements, as well as conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to deliver at least 50 grams of crack cocaine and 5 kilograms of powder cocaine.

Anyone with information should contact the United States Marshals Service at (850) 763-0771.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says they are looking for escaped inmate Chesney Jones. Jones is about 6′1″ and 200 pounds. She was last seen wearing green pants and a green shirt.

Marianna High School, Marianna K-8, Early Childhood Center, Jackson Alternative School, and Hope School are on lock-down as a precaution and extra security has been brought in.

If you see Jones, call 911 immediately.