How much time can you get for an escape charge from a countyjail on a work-release order in south carolina?

Asked over 3 years ago - Laurens, SC

someone on a work-release program, leaves and does not report back to county facility. what degree is that and how much time will they face?

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  1. Thomas Joseph Quinn


    Contributor Level 10

    Answered . Pursuant to SC code section 24-13-410, one year to fifteen years consecutive to any previously imposed sentence.

    It appears the one year may be suspended based on the language of the statute.

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