Fugitive Captured in Royston from South Carolina

Jerry Lee Spence SOURCE: WYFF News 4/Anderson County Sheriff’s Office

The Royston Police Department in cooperation with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office apprehended a wanted fugitive on Friday after receiving a tip from a citizen.

Jerry Lee Spence, 18, was apprehended and taken to the Franklin County Jail.

A warrant had been issued for Spence by the Anderson County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Department in connection with a carjacking that occurred on September 3rd on Standridge Road and Jackson Street in Anderson.

Spence was to be extradited back to Anderson County over the weekend.

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