Convicted killer, shoplifter who did not show up for trial still uncaught


A fugitive from North Carolina with a past conviction for murder who was convicted of shoplifting and leading police on a 100 MPH chase in a York County court last week despite not showing up for court remains uncaught.

Jerry Lee Dickey, 41, should be considered dangerous, as he has several crimes of violence on his record, said Matthew Hogge, the prosecutor who convicted Dickey last week.

Dickey had previous addresses in Charlotte and Gastonia. He has convictions for murder, assault, 11 larceny convictions and weapons.

He was sentenced last week after being convicted by a jury in his absence but the sentence remains sealed until Dickey is apprehended and brought to court.

Jerry Dickey, a convicted killer from North Carolina who once escaped from prison, did not show up for his trial Wednesday in York on charges he shoplifted from a Family Dollar in Clover last year when he led police on a 100 MPH chase into North C