Mississippi  Department of  Corrections

Marshall L. Fisher

Phil Bryant








Miss. Department of Corrections 723 N. President St. Jackson, Miss. 39202

Date: July 23, 2009

Contact: Tara Booth

Phone: (601) 359-5701

Fax: (601) 359-5738

Pearl River County Jail State Inmate Captured

Jackson - Pearl River County Jail state inmate RAPHAEL R. TAYLOR, MDOC #109496, who had escaped from the Pearl River County Jail in Poplarville on the afternoon of Friday, July 17th has been captured.


Authorities had been searching for Taylor, a 22-year old black male serving a five-year sentence for a conviction of Vehicle Burglary from Lauderdale County was captured in Meridian, Mississippi at approximately 8:20 p.m. this evening.


Taylor will now be transported to the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Pearl, and faces an additional five year sentence if convicted of escape.