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Wake Inmate Back In Jail After Mistaken Release

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RALEIGH, N.C. — A man mistakenly released from the Wake County Jail is back behind bars.

Dennis Whitley was released on July 10 when detention officers apparently confused him with another inmate by the same name.

Raleigh police picked up Whitley during a traffic stop Monday.

He is charged with escaping from jail.

Two detention officers were disciplined.