Nash County Detention Center escapee Terrell Gailand Miles caught

NASH COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- A 29-year-old inmate, who escaped from the Nash County Detention Center on Tuesday morning, is back in custody.

Officials said Terrell Gailand Miles, 29, stuffed materials into a door lock, escaped into the exercise yard and pushed out a fence to gain access to a passageway.

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Miles then ran and hopped a six-foot fence to complete the escape, the sheriff's office said.

Deputies were able to apprehend Miles as a result of a traffic stop at the emergency room entrance at UNC-Nash on Tuesday night.

Officials said Miles tried to run away but was quickly caught.

Miles was in jail for charges including one count of aid and abet armed robbery, one count of possession of a firearm, one count of misdemeanor larceny, one count of contributing delinquency, and one count of reckless driving.

Officials also said Miles shaved his head over the weekend, so he does not have long hair like is pictured in his previous mugshots.

During a press conference Tuesday, the Nash County Sheriff's Office said 88 inmates had been moved to more secure locations.

"I'm taking these people out of here, and not putting them back in here until these doors are fixed and the jail is secure," said Sheriff Keith Stone. "We're going to work tirelessly through the night, and it's going to be a long night and it's going to be a long tomorrow. But we're going to bring him back to justice."

The sheriff called the escape "disheartening - we need to step up our game."

Officials also said the latest escape happened the same way as March's escape.

See also: 4 inmates in custody, 1 wanted after escape at Nash County Detention Center
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