Ross County Jail Inmate Walks Away From Work Detail


The Ross County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a Ross County Jail inmate that walked off from his work detail, Friday.

According to Ross County Sheriff’s Captain, Mike Preston, inmate James E. Umphries II is reported to have walked away from his work detail around 2:15 p.m. on Friday, April 2nd.

James Umphries II is described as a white male with brown hair, standing five-feet, six-inches tall and weighing approximately 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing blue denim pants, a brown shirt with a blue jacket, and brown boots.

Anyone with information in regard to Mr. Umphries’ whereabouts is encouraged to call the Ross County Sheriff’s Office at 740-773-1185.

Mr. Umphries is currently serving a sentence on misdemeanor charges out of the Chillicothe Municipal Court.