PIKE COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT.

Sheriff Jimmy Thomas of Pike County has advised WKEU news that his Investigators have continued to work on the circumstances surrounding the escape of inmate Jason Goolsby.

Stephanie Bell , from Monroe County, has been arrested and charged with aiding the escape of Goolsby. The investigation has shown that Bell traveled to Zebulon and picked up Goolsby a short time after he left his work detail.

This incident continues to be an active investigation and further details will be released when appropriate.