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Jail Escapee Could Be Headed to Wake County

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EDGECOMBE COUNTY — An Edgecombe County jail escapee may be headed for Wake County.

Jailers say 21-year-old Taryell Powell escaped Sunday around 10 a.m.

Powell was awaiting trial on a list of charges including indecent liberties and assault with a deadly weapon.

Powell goes by several aliases: Charles Zollicoffer, T. J. Powell, Javon Powell and X-Tarye.

The Edgecombe County Sheriff's Department asks anyone who konws Powell or knows who hlped him to escape to call(252) 641-7911.


Kelly Gardner, Web Editor

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