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Deputies: Colleton Co. fugitive surrenders to police

Jarvise Jenkins (Photo Source: Colleton Co. Sheriff's Office) Jarvise Jenkins (Photo Source: Colleton Co. Sheriff's Office)
ROUND O, SC (WCSC) -

Colleton County Sheriff's deputies say a family member of a wanted fugitive talked him into surrendering Tuesday afternoon.

The fugitive, 30-year-old Jarvise Terrell Jenkins was located at home in the Round O community.

Authorities say Jenkins was wanted by the sheriff's office for strong armed robbery and also had an outstanding federal arrest warrant.

The US Marshals Service got information that Jenkins was at a residence on Featherbed Road.

Around one o'clock, law enforcement officers surrounded the home and talked to Jenkins over a loudspeaker.

Authorities say one of Jenkins' family members made contact with him and he was taken into custody without incident.

Jenkins was transported to the Charleston County Detention Center where he is being held.

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