Three people have now been arrested for their part in an inmate’s escape from a maximum-security prison earlier this month.
Benjamin Bevier, Lacreece Rosier and Robert “Robbie” Williams were all charged for their roles in the July 4 escape of Jimmy Causey from the Lieber Correctional Institute, according to the South Carolina Department of Corrections. Causey remained free for four days, until law enforcement eventually tracked him down to a Austin, Texas motel on July 7. He had approximately $45,000 in cash with him.
Department of Corrections officials say Causey used wire cutters smuggled into the Lieber prison near Ridgeville to slice through Lieber’s perimeter fence. Williams is charged with aiding escape from prison. Warrants claim he was waiting to pick up Causey outside the facility before driving him to a motel in Cayce. Causey then used another vehicle to leave the state. [Read more…]