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Inmate escapes from Storey County Jail

Storey County law enforcement is seeking the whereabouts of Jeremy James Morales.

At 1:30 a.m. Monday, Morales escaped from the Storey County Jail in Virginia City. According to Storey County Sheriff's Office Morales had been hiding in the shadows when the detention deputy performed a cell check he was able to lock the deputy in the cell and escape the facility.

Morales is a 38 year old white male, 5-feet 11-inches. He weighs about 220 pounds, with brown hair and eyes.

He was last seen wearing horizontal striped jail clothing with Storey County Inmate stenciled across the back.

Morales had …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 1, 2012 12:50PM Published Oct 1, 2012 12:44PM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.