GPD apprehends a fugitive from justice

GRAFTON—Officers from the Grafton Police Department apprehended a suspected wanted out of South Carolina.

According to officials from the department, Shawn Ashley Luddley was wanted out of Horry County on a weapons violation and supervised release violations.

Officers received intelligence that Luddley was hiding out at Briar Cliff Apartments and executed a fugitive from justice warrant Wednesday morning.

Luddley was taken into custody without any issue and was taken to the Tygart Valley Regional Jail, where he will await an extradition hearing.

If he waives extradition, officials from Horry County will have ten days to come and retrieve him before Judge Alan D. Moats will entertain a motion for bond.