Search continues for escapee

Published 10:05 am Friday, September 22, 2023

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JACKSON – The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office remains engaged in the search for local man who escaped their custody yesterday (Thursday).

Duane Boone

Duane Boone, age 32 of Pendleton, escaped custody from a patrol deputy, according to information on the Northampton Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.

Boone was arrested at his residence on Thursday for numerous outstanding orders for arrest for failure to appear in court. Upon being transported to Jackson to be processed at the magistrates’ office, Boone escaped custody.

Numerous units are actively searching for the whereabouts of Boone within the Jackson area.

The Northampton Sheriff’s Office is asking citizens and the community to be vigilant of their surroundings, lock their doors, and if this subject is seen immediately contact 911 center and/or Northampton Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Boone was last seen in the area of Depot Street in Jackson. He is a black male, 5’7” tall and weighing approximately 200 pounds. He was wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans.