Brunswick County Detention Facility
William Earl Hewett
Manhunt under way for escaped inmate

BOLIVIA — Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram cautions residents in the Southport-Midway Road area to keep their homes and vehicles locked as officers hunt for a Brunswick County Detention Facility inmate accused of violent crimes who escaped from the jail in Bolivia on Wednesday by posing as another inmate.

Sheriff’s office spokeswoman Emily Flax identified the inmate as William Earl Hewett, 22, of Trails End Road in Southport.


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