Folly Beach Public Safety confirms sighting of wanted suspect in Jacksonville, FL

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FOLLY BEACH, S.C. (WCBD) – Folly Beach Public Safety has confirmed the sighting of the suspect Jonathan Hamilton in Jacksonville, Florida.

Authorities are asking the residents to continue to practice safety measures and lock your homes and cars.

According to Folly Beach Public Safety, John Thomas Hamilton of Florida is wanted for multiple felony warrants. He was last seen in the area of 900 block East Cooper running into the Marsh.

Authorities tell News 2 Hamilton does not have any known connections in the Lowcountry, but say he was involved locally in an altercation with a travel companion and hid from police.

Police believe Hamilton is/was trying to get off the island and back to Florida, however, they have his phone and vehicle in their possession.

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