Inmate accused of trying to escape Lincoln County Detention Center

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

LINCOLN COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW) -- The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says an inmate tried to escape the Lincoln County Detention Center.

They say Charles Henry Castillo is accused of using a homemade weapon to threaten an officer just before 2 a.m.

Deputies and city police responded to the scene to help secure the facility.

Castillo is now being charged with aggravated assault and escape.

The incident is still under investigation. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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