Escaped inmate from LA captured at Memphis Walmart

Escaped inmate from LA captured at Memphis Walmart

An inmate who was on the run was arrested while trying to get money at a Mid-South store.

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According to police, Jimmy Gioele, 37, was wanted out of Louisiana for escaping jail.

Gioele was escorted out to dump trash. Before the guard could secure the rear door, he escaped through the door and slipped out of the fenced-in area. Gioele was waiting for trial for four counts of Simple Burglary and was also on probation for Possession with intent to distribute drugs.

On March 25, Memphis police were notified by a Louisiana sheriff’s department who said Gioele was trying to retrieve money from the money center inside Walmart on the 5200 block of Elvis Presley Boulevard.

MPD arrived on the scene and officers arrested Gioele.