According to the Jones County Sheriff's Department, James Estilette walked off a work detail yesterday at the Jones County Beat 3 Barn.
Authorities say Estilette was at lunch and went outside on a smoke break. When the guard went to check on the inmates whereabouts he found that Estilette was missing.
Police believe Estilette left in a 2002 Nissan truck.
Estilette was in jail for the sale of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute and possession of precursors.