Car towed hour before authorities knew inmate and jailer missing, says sheriff


LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — The nationwide manhunt proceeds for an escaped Lauderdale County inmate and the corrections worker who served him escape on April 29.

Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton held a news meeting on Friday, May possibly 6, to give the most recent in the investigation. The comprehensive conference can be viewed in the online video participant under:

Singleton explained that the 2007 copper Ford Edge Casey White and Vicky White have been previous noticed driving was found in a rural place of Center Tennessee Friday afternoon right before the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office knew they were missing. The phone came into the tow corporation at 1:50 p.m. and the motor vehicle was towed at 2:37p.m.

Heithcock Towing firm in Franklin TN experienced been holding the car but experienced no plan that the car belonged to Vicky White and Casey White who may well have been driving, till the towing company proprietor noticed it on the information a full seven times later. 

An alert went out about the auto on Tuesday, but Heithcock Towing did not see the warn until Thursday night time. The 2007 car was ditched just hrs after their alleged escape officers reported.  

“I’m confident that he’s witnessed some of the protection that you men have delivered for us, and he observed a description of the auto and then almost certainly a light-weight went off and he mentioned, ‘hey I believe I bear in mind towing that automobile,’ and went out in the large amount and discovered it,” reported Singleton.

It is Singleton’s belief that the two ran into some form of mechanical complications with the SUV and that’s why they abandoned it in which they did.

Casey White and Vicky White evidently tried using to spray paint the vehicle a inexperienced colour, according to Singleton.

Law enforcement officials are on the lookout into studies of stolen motor vehicles in the location for clues to in which Vicky White and Casey White have long gone upcoming.

Singleton explained there have been no credible sightings of the two considering the fact that Friday.

When asked what he would say to Vicky White, Singleton explained, “You know we’re heading to find. With any luck , we come across you safe and sound. If you’re safe and sound proper now, get out when you can and switch your self in to community authorities anywhere you are at.”

Governor Kay Ivey has made available a $5,000 reward just about every for details foremost to the arrest of Casey White and Vicky White. The full award income for Casey White is $15,000 and Vicky White $10,000, a grand whole of $25,000 for information that qualified prospects to the arrest of both.

Lauderdale County District Legal professional Chris Connolly claimed the governor presented the reward in an hour of him submitting the ask for.

Everyone with details on Casey or Vicky’s place should really get hold of the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office at (256) 760-5757. If you see them, do not tactic and call 911 straight away. Suggestions can also be submitted on the U.S. Marshals web-site or by contacting (800) 336-0102.


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