Escaped arrestee, Mariel Watson captured

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C.(WCBD)–The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office says they have captured escaped arrestee Mariel Watson.

They had been assisting the Goose Creek Police Department since Friday afternoon with guarding an Watson who required medical treatment at Trident Hospital in North Charleston.

Officials say the arrestee escaped the hospital on foot shortly after 5 Sunday evening. The circumstances as to how the man got away is being investigated at this time.

28-year-old Mariel A. Watson was being held on three bench warrants from the Goose Creek PD. The bench warrants were for giving false information, resisting arrest and unlawful carrying of a firearm. Watson is also wanted out of Georgia for failure to register as a sex offender in that state.


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