Marshals offer rewards for escaped inmate and corrections officer

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (WDEF) – The U.S. Marshals Service is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the capture of an escaped inmate from Lauderdale County in northwest Alabama last week.

And they are offering $5,000 for the correctional officer who they believe helped him.

Vicky White was escorting Casey White (no relation) to a mental health evaluation outside the prison before his upcoming capital murder trial.

They never showed up and authorities believe they may be still together in a 2007 orange or copper Ford Edge with minor damage to the rear, left bumper.

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Casey WhiteCasey White was already serving time for a crime spree that included home invasion, carjacking and a police chase.

He was awaiting trial for the brutal stabbing of 58 year old Connie Ridgeway.

White had already confessed to the crime.

He faced the death penalty if convicted.

White is a large man, 6’9″ and around 300 pounds.




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Law enforcement have also issued a warrant for the arrest of corrections officer Vicky White with permitting or facilitating escape.

Officials say she was scheduled to retire on Friday, the day she left with Casey White.

She had already sold her home.

She is 5’5″ and around 145 pounds.

Officials say the pair should be considered armed and dangerous.

They believe the Smith’s may have an AR-15 rifle, handguns and a shotgun.


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