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MDOC looking for two escaped probationers

Jim Austin (Source: MDOC) Jim Austin (Source: MDOC)
Billy Starnes (Source: MDOC) Billy Starnes (Source: MDOC)
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

MDOC is looking for 2 probationers Billy Starnes and Jim Austin.

37-year-old Starnes left a local hospital yesterday without official permission.

26-year-old Austin escaped from his work site in Canton on Wednesday.

Starnes was convicted of possession of methamphetamine in Calhoun County in 2014 and was sentenced to three years probation with no time to serve.

Austin was convicted of burglary larceny of unoccupied dwelling in Itawamba County in 2013.

He was sentenced to eight years, and received five years probation.

If you see these two men or know of their whereabouts, pleas call local law enforcement agency and/or call 662-745-6611.

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