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04/05/2019

INMATE ESCAPES ROAD CREW (UPDATE)

INMATE ESCAPES ROAD CREW

**UPDATE**

The following is an UPDATE to the original press release

April 5, 2019

Tishomingo County Sheriff John Daugherty, has stated that STEPHEN EDWARD HANCOCK has been captured by law enforcement in Colbert County, Alabama.

HANCOCK was apprehended by the Colbert County Sheriff’s Office around 7pm.  HANCOCK has signed his extradition and has been brought back to the Tishomingo County Jail.

Tishomingo Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Mississippi Highway Patrol, the Mississippi Department of Transportation, and the Mississippi Department of Corrections with providing assistance to the agency in the search for HANCOCK.  Also, the Tishomingo Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the community of Carter’s Branch with their help and support.

Sheriff Daugherty would also like to thank Colbert County Sheriff, Frank Williamson, and the rest of the Colbert County Sheriff’s Office for apprehending HANCOCK.  Sheriff Daugherty states that “in situations like this, it is essential that law enforcement agencies work together and it shows that it does when a situation like this occurs”. 

HANCOCK will face additional charges for his escape. 

 


 

April 5, 2019

The Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Office would like to inform the public of an inmate that has escaped from a work detail.  The inmate, STEPHEN EDWARD HANCOCK, was with the road crew picking trash off the side of CR 958 in Tishomingo County.  HANCOCK was seen by corrections officers running into the nearby woods and officers immediately locked down the other road crew inmates and notified the sheriff’s office.  Deputies and Corrections Officers are currently in the area looking for HANCOCK. 

HANCOCK is being held at the Tishomingo County Jail for the City of Booneville.  HANCOCK was charged for misdemeanor offense of DOMESTIC VIOLENCE by the Booneville Police and has been at the Tishomingo County Jail since the middle of March.  HANCOCK is NOT considered armed or dangerous but officials advise to use caution if they spot HANCOCK and immediately notify 911.

HANCOCK was wearing his TISHOMINGO COUNTY JAIL issued ORANGE PANTS, ORANGE SHIRT with TISHOMINGO COUNTY JAIL imprinted on the back of the shirt.

 

An attached information sheet will be included within this press release.

 

 

Sheriff John Daugherty

 

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STEPHEN EDWARD HANCOCK

TCSD BOLO STEPHEN EDWARD HANCOCK.pdf

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