Four men escape Hancock Co. jail

SNEEDVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Hancock Co. Sheriff's Dept. is searching for four men who it said escaped the jail on Wednesday morning.

The inmates were identified as:

  • Buster Lee Carpenter, 22 year old, w/m, 5’10”, black hair, brown eyes.
    Tattoo of cross on chest and name on right arm.

  • Stephen A. Crowder, 31 year old, w/m, 5’5” , black balding hair, blue eyes.
    Multiple tattoos on neck

  • Travis E. Livesay, 22 year old, w/m, 5’8”, brown hair, hazel eyes
    No known scars or tattoos

  • Christopher A. Seal, 25 year old, w/m, 5’11”, 155, brown hair, green eyes
    Tattoo of Creeper on left shoulder
  • The inmates were discovered missing shortly before 8:00 a.m. The sheriff's department believes they may be in a 2006 Gold Ford Crew Cab Pickup bearing TN tag# 3H13771.


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