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 staff who assisted him escape on April 29.

Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton held a information conference on Friday, Might 6, to give the most current in the investigation. The complete convention can be viewed in the online video participant down below:

Singleton discussed that the 2007 copper Ford Edge Casey White and Vicky White were being very last noticed driving was located in a rural region of Middle Tennessee Friday afternoon just before the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Business understood they were lacking. The phone came into the tow enterprise at 1:50 p.m. and the car or truck was towed at 2:37p.m.

Heithcock Towing business in Franklin TN experienced been holding the car but had no plan that the auto belonged to Vicky White and Casey White who might have been driving, right until the towing firm proprietor saw it on the information a full seven times afterwards. 

An inform went out about the vehicle on Tuesday, but Heithcock Towing did not see the inform until finally Thursday night. The 2007 motor vehicle was ditched just several hours soon after their alleged escape officers stated.  

“I’m positive that he’s observed some of the coverage that you men have presented for us, and he observed a description of the automobile and then probably a gentle went off and he said, ‘hey I assume I remember towing that motor vehicle,’ and went out in the lot and found it,” claimed Singleton.

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

Casey White and Vicky White evidently tried out to spray paint the auto a green shade, in accordance to Singleton.

Regulation enforcement officials are seeking into reports of stolen cars in the area for clues to the place Vicky White and Casey White have long gone upcoming.

Singleton claimed there have been no credible sightings of the two since Friday.

When questioned what he would say to Vicky White, Singleton said, “You know we’re heading to come across. With any luck , we uncover you harmless. If you are safe suitable now, get out whilst you can and convert you in to community authorities wherever you’re at.”

Governor Kay Ivey has offered a $5,000 reward just about every for info foremost to the arrest of Casey White and Vicky White. The complete award income for Casey White is $15,000 and Vicky White $10,000, a grand full of $25,000 for information that potential customers to the arrest of both equally.

Lauderdale County District Attorney Chris Connolly stated the governor presented the reward in an hour of him filing the request.

Any one with facts on Casey or Vicky’s area should get in touch with the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office environment at (256) 760-5757. If you see them, do not tactic and get in touch with 911 straight away. Tips can also be submitted on the U.S. Marshals internet site or by contacting (800) 336-0102.