Virginia officials apprehend offender who walked off work site

Posted at 1:38 PM, May 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-06 13:39:02-04

RICHMOND, Va. – A man in the custody of the Virginia Department of Corrections who

Jason Michael Day

walked away from a greenhouse work unit at Nottoway Work Center in Burkeville on Monday has been apprehended.

The incident happened around 10 a.m. The offender is 38-year-old Jason Michael Day.

He was caught in Nottoway County around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The VADOC tactical team apprehended Day after an extensive effort involving multiple law enforcement agencies, including the VADOC Fugitive Unit, the Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Department, the Nottoway County Sheriff’s Department, the Norfolk Southern Railroad Police, Virginia State Police, the VADOC Canine Unit, the VADOC Special Operations Unit and VADOC correctional officers from multiple facilities.

He was convicted in Scott County of possession with intent to distribute. His expected release date was July 11, 2020.

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