Crime & Public Safety

Chatham County, Ga., fugitive arrested in Hardeeville


A fugitive from the Chatham County (Ga.) Department of Corrections was apprehended in a Hardeeville motel Tuesday.

The Southeastern U.S. Marshal Fugitive Taskforce and the Hardeeville Police Department located Christopher Shuman at the motel, according to a news release from the City of Hardeeville.

Shuman was wanted on escape charge, the release said.

He was taken to the Jasper County jail and awaits extradition to Georgia.