MDOC escapee could be in Lincoln County
The Mississippi Department of Corrections is looking for an individual who left supervision earlier this afternoon.
Dennis Farrell Blansett was on a work detail for MDOT at about 1:09 p.m. and was last seen in the area of Hwy. 51 three miles north of Bogue Chitto, according to MDOC officials.
Blansett, 46, is 5-foot-8 and weighs 160 pounds. He has hazel eyes and gray hair.
Blansett is housed at the Pike County Community Work Center. His record includes convictions on five counts of non-residential burglary and one count of taking a motor vehicle in Marion County.
Lincoln County Sheriff Steve Rushing said Blansett was on a trash detail on Hwy. 51 when he escaped.
If you see Blansett, call Lincoln County Sheriff Department at 601-833-5231.