Parole escapee extradited to Columbus County, facing new charges
COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - Duane Henderson Manning has been extradited from Georgia back to Columbus County after he fled from law enforcement on his way to jail earlier this month.
He has been charged in North Carolina with the following:
- Larceny of Motor Vehicle
- Larceny of a Firearm
- Resisting Public Officer
- Possession of Firearm by Felon
- Two Felony Probation Violations
He appeared in court on Tuesday for his charges, excluding the two counts of felony probation violation.
According to the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office, Manning had escaped custody on the way to the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility on Thursday, Sept. 7. He was then located by police in Garden City, Georgia while driving a stolen vehicle on Sept. 12.
Manning had been out on parole following his conviction for a 1994 SC murder before he escaped custody.
He remains in custody and his next court date in superior court for the probation violations is Oct. 4; his next court date for the other charges is Oct. 16.
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