Aiken Man Escapes from Police During Traffic Arrest

Aiken Public Safety is asking for the public’s help in locating 33-year-old Marrio Sherard Parker on escape, weapon, and drug charges.

Police say Parker was stopped for speeding on Whiskey Road and the officer smelled an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Parker was then arrested for marijuana possession, but a gun was found under the driver’s seat. Parker was able to run away from officers as they escorted him to patrol vehicle. A search of the area was unsuccessful.

Parker should be considered armed and dangerous, police say.

Know where he is? Please call Crimestoppers of the Midlands at 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6374).  Callers will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.