TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Another juvenile accused of overpowering a guard and escaping from the Lee County Juvenile Detention Center in August has been charged as an adult.
Teiryn Nichols, 16, was released from the adult jail over the weekend on a $500,000.
Nichols was 15 years old at the time he and three others are accused of overpowering a jail employee and escaping on Aug. 30.
He was arrested early the next morning at a safety checkpoint driving a stolen SUV.
Jail records show he was charged with assault on a detention officer, escape, eluding and theft of a motor vehicle.