Detention center escapee still on the loose

From Staff Reports

   An inmate who escaped from a Washington County Detention Center work detail Saturday afternoon is still on the loose, according to WCDC officials.
   Milton Jerry Cook, 27, walked away from his work detail at the Jonesborough Waste Water Treatment Plant at approximately 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
   According to WCDC Chief Brenda Downes, Cook then stole a 1993 Dodge pickup truck that belonged to the city of Jonesborough.
   Cook faces charges of escape and theft of a motor vehicle if he is captured.
   Cook is described as a white male about six feet tall with brown hair and eyes and weighing approximately 215 pounds with a medium build, according to Downes. He was jailed on charges of theft and violation of probation and is not considered to be armed or dangerous.
   Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Cook is asked to call the Johnson City Police Bureau at 461-1414 or the WCDC at 753-1701.