"We really believe that the inmate that was in the cell with him was masking the sound," he said.
He stole a county truck when he escaped. The truck was found in Allendale County, S.C.
White told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Carroll stole a truck from Bamberg County earlier Friday morning.
Carroll was scheduled to head to prison Thursday on obstruction and theft charges. The sheriff said he learned South Carolina wanted to try him on charges there.
"I think he found out they were going to extradite him and he wasn't too happy about that," White said.
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