Records: Minister visited accused child kidnapper 17 times in jail

Records: Minister visited accused child kidnapper 17 times in jail
Thomas Evans faces state and federal charges in the kidnapping of a four-year-old Johns Island girl and the assault of her mother. (Source: Live 5)

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Accused child kidnapper Thomas Evans has had regular visits with the same minister while being held at the Charleston County Jail.

Evans is facing state and federal charges in connection with the kidnapping of a four-year-old girl and her mom at their Johns Island home in February.

According to records provided by the jail, Evans has had only two visitors at the jail since March 6 when he was first sent there.

A clergyman named Daniel Ladson has seen Evans 17 times. His attorney Teresa Norris has visited him twice.

The records also show that Evans likes to snack while he's been behind bars.

According to the records, Evans purchased Chick-O-Stick candy on two occasions. He's also bought iced honey buns, barbeque pork skins, chocolate and banana pudding cupcakes, and jalapeno pretzels pieces.

Non-food items purchased by Evans were stamped envelopes, cocoa butter lotion and earplugs.

The jail records show $21.12 was deposited into his commissary account on March 6.

No trial date has been set for Evans on either the state or federal level.

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