HARRISON COUNTY (WLOX) -- Authorities are searching for an escaped inmate, who made his getaway in a Sand Beach Authority truck.
David Beck left his work detail just before 2pm Friday afternoon. He was last seen in Gulfport near Washington Avenue and Pass Road wearing his state-issued green and white striped pants with a white MDOC shirt.
Officials believe he's driving a white Ford 4x4 pickup truck with a Mississippi government license tag: 30308 MS. The truck, number 16370, has blue "Sand Beach Authority" logos on the sides.
Beck is a 36-year-old white man with blue eyes, brown hair and weighs 185 pounds. He also has a number of tattoos all over his body, and has been know to go by the alias Brian Andrews Matthews.
Beck is serving a 4-year sentence for Lincoln County convictions for Possession of Cocaine and Theft of a Motor Vehicle.