CHEROKEE CO., S.C. (WSPA) – The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office said an inmate who escaped during litter pick-up was captured Wednesday morning.
Bradley Scott Johnston, 34, was a part of the litter pick-up crew Tuesday when he ran down the street and jumped into a white Chevrolet Tahoe on Hetty Hill St. in Gaffney, according to the Cherokee County Sheriff Office.
Jonhston was 15 days into serving his 90-day sentence for driving under suspension and was expected to be released on Oct. 19.
According to deputies, Johnston was taken into custody after a short chase on Ellis Ferry Road around 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Johnston is currently in the Cherokee County Detention Center facing two additional charges of escaping and petty larceny.