Subject Of Wilson County Manhunt Caught

A man who was the subject of an intense search Thursday in Wilson County has been found.

Grady Edwards was arrested Thursday night in Bailey after deputies received information about his possible location. Deputies say the wanted man was seen walking down the street and was caught after a brief foot chase.

Edwards was wanted on three felony larceny charges and was spotted Thursday morning in a Speight School Road neighborhood, that's outside of Saratoga. Deputies used tracking dogs and an airplane in their efforts to find Edwards.

He's in the Wilson County jail on a $10,000 bond.


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  • by Wayne Gay on Mar 22, 2010 at 05:47 AM
    Keep Gay in Office, and We want Have these problems.
  • by Pal Location: wilson on Mar 20, 2010 at 08:16 AM
    Don't get fooled, Sheriff Gay will win by a 3-1 margin at least.
  • by need new sheriff in wilson co. Location: wilson co. on Mar 19, 2010 at 09:25 PM
    It is close to election time watch how many fugitive's get caught in wilson county.Vote Calvin Woodard for sheriff.
  • by Rick on Mar 19, 2010 at 02:03 PM
    how do these people get and keep their jobs ? please tell me , the law enforcement should be in their face
  • by NICOLE Location: Greenville on Mar 19, 2010 at 01:39 PM
    I have read this story over & over 3 times to make sure but if im correct it says he is in the WILSON CO JAIL under 10 bond it says NOTHING about being released on bail READ
  • by Me Location: Greenville on Mar 19, 2010 at 12:42 PM
    They spent $15,000.00 looking for him. Probably already sold the items he stole and used it for his bond. Our justice system is a joke.
  • by Will Location: Wilson on Mar 19, 2010 at 10:50 AM
    You have to blame the Magistrate for his bond, not law enforcement, it's just their job to catch him putting him in jail is the responsibility of the magistrate and I agree he should have been under more bond!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • by Cindi Location: Sylva on Mar 19, 2010 at 09:41 AM
    So,this man supposedly stole three times, something of value that was over $1,000.00 and LEO had to go all out with,"air techniques",etc. all to let him out on 10,000 !!! UNBELIEVABLE!!!
  • by Jethro Bodine Location: New Bern on Mar 19, 2010 at 09:25 AM
    It never ceases to amaze me...they spend all that time money & resources on catching this guy...then let him out on $10,000 bail. Please explain this behavior.
  • by Katie Location: Pitt County on Mar 19, 2010 at 09:19 AM
    An intense manhunt and he is only under a 10,000 bond?
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