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White County Escapee Caught After 8-Hour Manhunt

12/08/2019

(Cleveland) — A suspect who escaped from White County deputies early Saturday morning is back in custody as of 10 am Saturday, White County Sheriff’s Captain Rick Kelly said in an email news release. 

On December 7 at around 2 am White County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to 726 Luther Palmer Road. to follow up on an assault report that had occurred earlier in the evening.

At the scene, deputies arrested 25-year old Brandon Lee Webster. 

Kelley said, while Webster was in the back seat of the patrol unit, he was able to roll the rear window down and escape from deputies through the open window.

After an extensive search by deputies along with assistance from the K-9 unit from Alto and a Georgia State Patrol aviation unit, Webster was located and taken into custody.

According to Kelley, Brandon Lee Webster is charged with Aggravated Assault, False Imprisonment, Sexual Battery, Escape, Interference with Government Property, and Possession of Methamphetamine.

This case is ongoing and Kelley said additional charges are possible.

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