Ford Edge linked to Lauderdale County escape returned to Florence

FLORENCE, Ala (WHNT) – A vehicle linked to the disappearance of a Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Place of work staff and an inmate was returned to Florence Monday afternoon.

The 2007 rust-colored Ford Edge was dropped off at the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office just soon after 12:30 p.m. The Edge was observed in Williamson County, Tennessee Friday afternoon. Casey White and Vicky White seemingly experimented with to spray paint the car or truck a eco-friendly colour, according to Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton.

Vicky White, the former assistant director of corrections, and Casey White (no relation), an inmate who confessed to the 2015 murder of Connie Ridgeway, were very last found April 29. The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office claimed Vicky advised a corrections deputy to prepare Casey for a psychological evaluation at the Lauderdale County Courthouse. The pair still left the jail at 9:41 a.m. and she told the booking officer she was going to fall Casey off at the courthouse before heading to a overall health clinic because she was not sensation nicely.

The pair then switched cars and trucks – to the Edge – at a close by Sunoco just before driving absent in an unidentified direction.

Singleton held a press convention about the case on Friday afternoon. Singleton described that the SUV was uncovered just before the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Business realized they have been missing.

The U.S. Marshals Provider has presented a $10,000 reward for information and facts primary to the arrest of Casey White and a $5,000 reward for Vicky White.

In addition to the reward offered by the U.S. Marshal, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey declared on Friday, a $10,000 award for the seize and arrest of both Casey White and Vicky White.

If you see them, you can simply call the USMS at 1-800-336-0102.

The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Workplace, U.S. Marshals, and Alabama Legislation Enforcement Agency are assisting in the lookup and have all presented detailed information and facts about the escape, which Singleton stated concerned planning, these kinds of as parking the Ford Edge around the resort where by she was being the 7 days just before the escape. Here’s what we know.