Authorities capture New River Valley Regional Jail escapee in Carroll County

James Wall was originally charged for grand larceny

James Wall, 38, escaped custody in the Fancy Gap area of Carroll County on June 2, 2021, according to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office.
James Wall, 38, escaped custody in the Fancy Gap area of Carroll County on June 2, 2021, according to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office. (New River Valley Regional Jail)

CARROLL COUNTY, Va.UPDATE

Authorities said James Wall has been captured after escaping from the New River Valley Regional Jail earlier on Wednesday.


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Authorities are searching for a man who escaped from jail on Wednesday.

James Wall, 38, escaped custody in the Fancy Gap area of Carroll County, according to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office.

Wall, originally charged with grand larceny, is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs about 165 pounds.

Members of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, as well as officials with the U.S. Marshals, are searching for him in the area of Fancy Gap Highway and the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Anyone with information about where Wall may be is asked to contact Carroll County Sheriff’s Office at 276-728-4146.


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