Man jumps judge’s bench during bond court in escape attempt

A man charged with shoplifting tried to escape from a J. Reuben Long bond court session on Monday, according to Sgt. Sherri Smith, with the Horry County Sheriff’s Office.

Darren Love, 38, of Winston-Salem, N.C. was at a bond hearing for his shoplifting charge when he jumped over a judge’s bench and ran through an unsecured door, which led to the judge’s chambers, Smith said.