Escaped inmate captured, in custody at Brunswick County Detention Center

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By Staff Brunswick Beacon

An inmate who escaped from a Columbus County Jail in November has been captured.

Jimmy Carroll Edwards, 27, of 215 W. Third St., Chadbourn, was arrested last Friday in Clemson, S.C.

At press time Tuesday, Edwards in custody at the Brunswick County Detention Center in lieu of a $51,500 secured bond.

According to Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Detective Jayne Todd, Edwards is facing 38 charges in Brunswick County, including fraud, counterfeit checks, obtaining property by false pretences and probation violation.

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