Bond set for man who escaped Midlands detention center with father's help

Second Orangeburg County Detention Center inmate apprehended
Updated: May. 22, 2018 at 3:43 PM EDT
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ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WIS) - One of the three inmates who escaped from the Orangeburg County Detention Center Saturday night had his bond set in court Tuesday afternoon.

Christopher Botlin, 28, appeared in court and had his bond set for $250,000. Boltin is facing a charge stemming from his escape from prison.

Boltin's father, 51-year-old Hoyte Boltin, was also charged. He is facing a felony charge of aiding an escapee. The charge carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.

Hoyte, meanwhile, had his bond set at $15,000.

Related: County Administrator: Electrical short, attack of officer led to Orangeburg jailbreak

Christopher was detained in Lexington County late Sunday. Deputies are continuing to search for the two remaining inmates: Tyshon Demontrea Johnson and Curtis Ray Green. Johnson, 27, and Green, 20, are both facing charges of murder.

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