Bertie Co. Escapee Caught In Virginia

His four months on the run are over. A man who escaped from the Bertie County t is back behind bars.

Danyashi Wood escaped from the Bertie County Jail in July. The Roanoke-Chowan News Herald reported Friday that Wood has been re-arrested in Richmond, Virginia.

Wood escaped about a day after getting convicted of assaulting a government official, the police chief of Aulander. Wood is considered a habitual felon for his lengthy rap sheet and now will face even more charges.


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  • by cop wife Location: ahoskie on Jan 9, 2009 at 09:37 AM
    Great Job Offiers Barmer and Lassiter!! To get the entire story go on the Roanoke chowan news heralds website...
  • by S Location: Ahoskie on Jan 9, 2009 at 09:02 AM
    Thank you Bertie County Sheriff's Office for your perseverance in apprehending this felon. Great Job!!
  • by J Location: Gville on Jan 9, 2009 at 05:49 AM
    Bertie's finest. LOL What was his momma thinking? Danyashi? He must have been an angry person.
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