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3 Escaped South Carolina Inmates Flee Into Swamp After Chase (Original Post) Are_grits_groceries Jun 2016 OP
Over what appears to me minor crimes. Socal31 Jun 2016 #1
Ditto JonathanRackham Jun 2016 #2
First thing I looked at. Are_grits_groceries Jun 2016 #9
My future niece-in-law (is that a relative?) said they were looking in her neighborhood... Sancho Jun 2016 #11
Everybody in the state will be looking. Are_grits_groceries Jun 2016 #12
Sub-headline: Alligators thankful. longship Jun 2016 #3
Bugs are worse than alligators and snakes Aerows Jun 2016 #4
This message was self-deleted by its author rjsquirrel Jun 2016 #5
Chiggers! Are_grits_groceries Jun 2016 #8
Gnats! I know the area well (relatives in Monks Corner)... Sancho Jun 2016 #6
Ain't no way I'd be going Are_grits_groceries Jun 2016 #7
chomp chomp chomp obamanut2012 Jun 2016 #10

Are_grits_groceries

(17,111 posts)
9. First thing I looked at.
Sun Jun 26, 2016, 09:55 AM
Jun 2016

I'd have to be in for serious time and up for special punishment to go anywhere now.

Sancho

(9,073 posts)
11. My future niece-in-law (is that a relative?) said they were looking in her neighborhood...
Sun Jun 26, 2016, 10:13 AM
Jun 2016

not as hot today, but humid. Typical summer in coastal SC!

They are either being hidden by someone or have stolen a car and headed out. There's no way to even hang around those 2 lane roads and KFCs for more than a few hours without being seen.

After church today 80% of the local population will be on the lookout.

 

Aerows

(39,961 posts)
4. Bugs are worse than alligators and snakes
Sun Jun 26, 2016, 06:19 AM
Jun 2016

Alligators shy away from an adult sized target, and unless you step on one, snakes aren't going to advertise their presence.

The bugs? I've never seen a confirmed instance of someone getting drained dry by mosquitoes, but that's probably because the coroner didn't want to put "exsanguination due to vampire bugs" on the cause of death form.

They are the state bird in many areas.

Response to Aerows (Reply #4)

Sancho

(9,073 posts)
6. Gnats! I know the area well (relatives in Monks Corner)...
Sun Jun 26, 2016, 07:34 AM
Jun 2016

at any rate, they will likely be caught as soon as someone sees them. Everyone knows everyone in those small towns. There aren't a lot of places to hide unless they make it to Charleston.

It is crazy to escape for such minor crimes.

obamanut2012

(26,348 posts)
10. chomp chomp chomp
Sun Jun 26, 2016, 09:57 AM
Jun 2016

If the gator and pit vipers don't get them, the skeeters/gnats/chiggers will suck them dry or the mud will drown them.

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