GEORGETOWN, S.C. (WCBD) – Georgetown deputies say that they have recovered a Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office vehicle after it was stolen by an armed-robbery suspect following a traffic stop.
Samuel Adam Robinson, 38, was wanted by the Georgetown Police Department for an armed robbery at Wal-Mart on Nov. 8th.
Robinson slipped out of handcuffs after being place in the back seat of a deputy’s vehicle, climbed into the front seat and drove away.
The theft occurred in the Kent Rd.-Tallowtree Rd. area near Andrews. The vehicle and all equipment were recovered within the hour on Indian Hut Rd.
Later on Thursday, deputies announced additional charges against Robinson, which included larceny, failure to stop, driving under suspension 3rd, resisting arrest and possession of a weapon by a felon.
Deputies say evidence recovered from the vehicle left behind by Robinson is believed to be related to the incident in the City of Georgetown.
Robinson was taken into custody Thursday afternoon.