April 5, 2018
To: Local Media
Madison County Sheriff John Mehr said yesterday’s Escapee, Chemier Burns has been captured and returned to custody.
At 12:10 this afternoon, Madison County Deputies and members of the Jackson Metro Narcotics Unit apprehended the 18 year old runaway in Lincoln Courts in Jackson. He had been on the run since 10:00 yesterday morning when he leaped out of an Anti-Litter Crew van that had stopped at a traffic sign at Church and Chester Streets in Jackson.
Burns was serving a sentence for violation of probation, offered no resistance and will be charged with escaping.
At 10:00 this morning MCSO reported an escapee from the litter crew work detail.
Chemier Burns is a black male, 6 feet, 165 lbs, DOB 6-11-99.
He jumped out of the van at Church and Chester St .
J.P.D. is assisting in the persuit of Mr. Burns.
He was wearing blue jeans pants and shirt with P.F. on his jacket.