Randolph Co. Escapee Seen in Jonesboro

Jason Edward Hudson (Randolph Co. Sheriff's Department)
Jason Edward Hudson (Randolph Co. Sheriff's Department)

May 5, 2003
Posted at: 3:19 p.m. CDT

POCAHONTAS, Ark. -- A Randolph County jail escapee remains on the loose at this hour, and authorities believe he may be in the Jonesboro area.

The escapee is identified as 23-year-old Jason Edward Hudson, who has a history of violent crime and should be considered dangerous.

Hudson is described as being 5-9 inches tall with brown hair and brown eyes.

He was last spotted around 10 a.m. Monday in Jonesboro driving a late-model silver pick-up. Hudson reportedly escaped sometime between 11 p.m. Sunday and 7 o'clock Monday morning.