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Sheriff's Office - Charleston County, South Carolina
Fugitives And Extraditions

In case of an Emergency dial 911



Lt. P. Tittle                         Sgt. A. Moniz
Phone: (843) 529-7391          Phone: (843) 529-7391


The Fugitives and Extraditions Unit of the Sheriff's Office work together with the Warrants Unit in an attempt to identify and locate fugitives from justice, tracking down wanted suspects who have fled the State of South Carolina in order to avoid prosecution as well as those that have fled to South Carolina from other states.  The Extradition unit is responsible for returning fugitive suspects to Charleston County to await trial.  The Fugitives and Extraditions Unit also assists in the completion of the documentation required for the return of a fugitive back to the state where they are wanted.



Frequently Asked Questions:


Q:  What is extradition?

A:  An extradition is the surrender of an accused or convicted person by one state or country to another.  This is provided for in South Carolina under State Statute Title 17 Chapter 9, which also qualifies an extraditable offense as one in which the offense committed, within any state, as any offense which by the law of the state in which the offense was committed is punishable either capitally or by imprisonment for one year or upwards in any state prison.


Q:  What should I do if I think I know the whereabouts of a possible fugitive?


A:  Contact your local law enforcement agency or this agency directly at 843-202-1700 or through one of the links below.  You may also anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111or www.crimestopper-sc.org.



For additional information, contact Sgt. H. Phillips at 843-740-3107 or Deputy T. Campbell at 843-740-3102.



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