Authorities catch stockade escapee in Anderson Co.

ANDERSON — A man that had escaped from the Pickens County Stockade is back in jail thanks to the work of the Easley Police Department, Pickens County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Marshall’s Task Force.
Brandon Karl Hilterbrandt, 27, of Travelers Rest, fled the stockade on November 12. Hilterbrandt was in custody on a 60-day shoplifting charge.
Officers say that on November 29 at around 1 p.m. Hilterbrandt was apprehended on River Road in Anderson County.
Hilderbrandt was returned to Pickens County, is now being jailed at the Pickens County Law Enforcement Center and is awaiting a hearing on the escape charge.