Inmate Inadvertently Released From Jail - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Inmate Inadvertently Released From Jail

Spokane County Sheriff's Department Press Release:

SPOKANE, Wash. - On Friday night, February 1, 2013, 53-year-old Gregory D. Jefferys was inadvertently released from the Spokane County Jail.  Jefferys was in the Spokane County Jail on a U.S. Marshal hold stemming from multiple charges of Bank and Wire Fraud.

Jefferys was released sometime between 7:49 and 8:31 p.m.  Once the mistake was realized, local law enforcement as well as U.S. Marshals and the FBI were notified.  A U.S. Marshal field agent contacted a local FBI agent and advised him of the mistake.

The FBI agent contacted  Jefferys attorney early this morning and he turned himself back in to the Spokane County Jail at approximately 6:16 a.m.

An internal investigation is underway to determine what caused this error.

 

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