Escaped inmate captured after jailbreak near Emporia

Billy Dillion (Photo courtesy of the Southside Regional Jail)

GREENVILLE COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – An inmate who escaped from the Southside Regional Jail Friday evening has been found and taken into custody, according to our NBC affiliate WWBT.

Billy Dillon was found three miles from the jail around 12:30 Saturday morning, according to the Greensville County Sheriff’s Office. Dillon was walking out the trash when he forced his way through a walk-in gate.

Dillion was last seen wearing a green jump suit with Southside Regional Jail written on the back in white letters and orange shoes.

Anyone who comes into contact with Dillion should use caution and call 911 or the Greenville County sheriff’s 434-348 4200.