FLORENCE, Ala. – The correction guard and inmate who allegedly fled an Alabama jail collectively have been noticed on surveillance footage cruising round city in her police automobile, a brand new video revealed Wednesday reveals.
The clip, launched by the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office, reveals the previous assistant director of corrections Vicky White and homicide suspect Casey Cole White driving by means of Florence shortly after they left the detention focus on 9:49 a.m. Friday.
The video was captured close to the intersection of Cox Creek Parkway and Huntsville Road, about 4 miles, or a 10-minute drive, from the jail.
Vicky, who’d been with the division for 17 years, instructed coworkers she was bringing Casey to a psychological well being analysis on the county courthouse but it surely turns on the market was no appointment on the books and the 2 by no means made it to the constructing.
Instead, the pair ditched Vicky’s police cruiser at a shopping mall earlier than getting right into a attainable getaway automobile — a 2007 orange Ford Edge — and taking off.
Earlier this week, the sheriff’s workplace introduced a warrant for Vicky’s arrest for allowing or facilitating escape within the first diploma and revealed the 2 had a “special relationship” for practically two years earlier than they disappeared.
Before Casey got here to Lauderdale County to await trial on homicide prices, he was on the William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility serving a sentence on one other case the place Vicky visited him “numerous times” between 2020 and this yr.
The US Marshals Service has provided a $15,000 award for data resulting in the pair’s arrest — $10,000 for Casey and $5,000 for Vicky.