Escapee accused of crime spree denied bond

HAMPTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A captured escapee was denied bond Tuesday afternoon in Hampton County. He is facing at least 30 charges.

Solicitor Duffie Stone told the Hampton County judge Tuesday to keep Sullivan in jail because he is a flight risk and a danger to society. The judge agreed and denied bond.

Deputies say 37-year-old Perry Sullivan started racing down Highway 641 crossing into Colleton County and heading toward Walterboro on Saturday morning. An off-duty police officer heard the 911 call, saw Sullivan, and the chase began.

Authorities captured Sullivan around 9:30 a.m. at the intersections of 641 and 601.

The arrest came after the armed escapee evaded police in Sycamore late Friday night at a road check point and was on the run since he overpowered a deputy Thursday during a prisoner transport.

An Allendale Sheriff's Office spokesman says the escapee car jacked a woman at a convenience store in Sycamore. Sullivan was chased into Colleton County where police finally arrested him.

Officers recovered a weapon stolen from a deputy in the initial incident Thursday and Sullivan is currently being transported to the Hampton County Detention Center.

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