Inmate walks off work detail

  From Staff Reports

  An inmate walked off a work detail in the Hampton area Thursday morning and local law enforcement officials are still looking for him.
  The inmate has been identified as 24-year-old Jason Berry.
  According to reports, Berry escaped from the work detail from the Carter County Jail when the group stopped at the Roadrunner Market in Hampton to re-fuel work equipment.
  A search was conducted for Berry when officers realized he was missing, but Berry was not found.
  Berry was serving a thre-year sentence for a violation of probation conviction on introduction of contraband into a penal facility.
  Anyone who has information regarding Berry's whereabouts is asked to contact the Carter County Sheriff's Department at 543-2211.