Pickens County Sheriff’s Office Captures Escaped Inmate from County Stockade
The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office has recaptured an inmate that had walked away from a work detail on Monday, July 11, 2016.
Authorities from the Pickens County Stockade reported that Casey William Gillespie was discovered missing from the work detail and immediately initiated an investigation into his disappearance. The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office was notified and requested to provide assistance in the effort to locate Gillespie.
This morning at approximately 7:00am, Sheriff’s deputies initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle that had been under surveillance. Gillespie was found inside the vehicle which was being operated by a female driver on Main St in Six Mile.
Casey William Gillespie (25) was taken into custody without incident and is currently being detained in the Pickens County Detention Center where he will face the charge of Escape per Stockade authorities.
Mr.. Gillespie’s mug shot has been attached to this release.