This means that two have traveled approximately two hours north to Williamson County, Tennessee after disappearing from the county jail in Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton made the announcement in Florence, Alabama on Friday. news conference.
But the authorities know a little about what happened after that.
“We know now where car have, we know which direction they went,” said the sheriff. – We are trying area for any witnesses also trying research see if there is stolen vehicles reported in that area during this time.”
The authorities believe that vehicle may have a mechanical problems what caused the sudden stop in in area. But the sheriff said the investigators hadn’t yet know if the couple stole another vehicle or give a ride with someone else and where they might have gone.
“We’re like of back square one– he said. — Friday afternoon, when they abandoned the car which direction they went from there, we don’t know.”
Vicki White, 56, and Casey White, 38, are missing. for more than a week. Two, who officials say may have been romantically involved, not related.
Correctional Officer using aliases
Vicki White, who was an assistant director of fixes for Lauderdale County, took Casey White from the county jail Friday morning saying she took it for mental health assessment. She said she was going to get medical attention after she dropped the prisoner. off because she didn’t feel well.
Nobody has seen them since. Patrol car officer and prisoner took from jail was found abandoned in mall parking. The authorities believe that the couple left land plot in different vehicle: A 2007 Ford SUV bought by Vicki White and parked there the night before, Singleton previously said.
Now she has active arrest order for allegedly allowing or facilitating escape in in first degree. She no longer works for the sheriff. office, office said, adding that while Friday was hers last day of work, her papers were never completed. Her jail keys, walkie-talkie and handcuffs were found inside abandoned SUV.
Investigators think Vicki White had a big amount of money When the couple disappeared, Singleton said on Friday, adding that authorities were working to find out more Details.
“Her knowledge of corrections and her knowledge of procedures that we use here at the sheriff’s office definitely played in her favor. I think it was very well thought out -out plan,” Singleton said during a Friday news conference.
“Her knowledge of the kind of put us … at a loss, – sheriff added. “It’s a very well thought out plan.”
Vicki White also used aliases, sheriff added including for purchase vehicle. “I’m guessing she probably got rid of those aliases and probably new identities now.
Officials share photos and up rewards
Pair should considered dangerous and may be armed with The US Marshals Service said they included an AR-15 rifle, pistols and a shotgun.
The agency said that Casey White threatened his ex-girlfriend and her sister. in 2015 if he ever got out”he would kill them and him wanted police kill The bailiffs’ service said authorities alerted the prisoner’s “potential targets” and took steps to protect them.
Service also released several photos of Casey White and his tattoos and photo renders of what Vicki White, who was a blonde when she disappeared, she would have looked like with darker and shorter hair.
Agency offers up up to $10,000 for information leading to capture of prisoner and up up to 5000 dollars for The officer.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey Friday announced additional rewards of $5,000 each for information leading to capture and arrest of Vicki White and Casey White.
When asked Friday what he would say to Vicki White if she heard him, the sheriff replied: know we are going to find you. I hope we find you safe.”
“If you’re safe now, still safe, out while you can and turn around in local authorities wherever you are,” Singleton said.
Ryan Young of CNN, Chuck Johnston and Jade Timm-Garcia contributed to this report.