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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, March 5, 2018

Hearing Set for Thomas Lawton Evans Jr. in Federal Court

Columbia, South Carolina-------United States Attorney Beth Drake announced today that a hearing for Thomas Lawton Evans Jr., age 37, of Boiling Springs, South Carolina, has been set for Monday, March 5, 2018, at 1:30 P.M. in the federal courthouse, 85 Broad St., in Charleston, SC,

Evans has been charged in a criminal complaint out of the District of South Carolina with Kidnapping involving a person under the age of eighteen.  Evans was arrested in Mississippi, and has been transported back to Charleston, South Carolina, to be arraigned in federal court on the complaint. 

The case is being investigated by Special Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and by the Charleston Police Department. 

The United States Attorney stated that all charges are merely accusations and that the defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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Nathan Williams (843) 266-1671
Updated March 5, 2018