A reserving officer on the county jail advised one other corrections official at 3:30 p.m. that Vicky could not be reached. Calls had been going straight to voicemail. After it was confirmed Casey had by no means returned to the jail since leaving with Vicky that morning, the state issued a Blue Alert, a discover of a violent assault on a regulation enforcement officer and an lively seek for the suspect.
“She scheduled the van transport that morning, made certain all the opposite armed deputies had been out of the constructing and tied up in courtroom,” Singleton later told CNN. “Knew the reserving officer would not query her, the assistant director, when she advised her she was going to take him to courtroom and drop him off with different staff.”
Furthermore, he stated, she “bought the getaway automotive, she offered her home, bought her arms on money, she went procuring, purchased garments for him.”
Authorities uncovered her buy of the Ford Edge on Might 1, their first vital lead. They later discovered that, after ditching the Edge in Tennessee on April 29, the duo paid $6,000 money for a black Ford F-150 pickup truck that very same day.
A police officer in Evansville, Ind., noticed the truck parked within the space on Might 2 whereas doing a routine test for stolen automobiles and ran the license plate—nevertheless it hadn’t been stolen, so nothing got here up.