Columbia authorities still ser aching for drug court violator

Marion County and Drug Court AUthroities are still searching for a man that led on a manhunt Thursday following a drug court violation.

John Travis Magee of the New HOpe Community in Marion County led a drug court officer on a vehicle pursuit, then fled into the woods off of New Hope Church Road.

County authorities arrived to search for the man with dogs to track him.

Authorities said he knows the woods well, and is believed to be hiding in the New Hope area.

If you have seen Magee, contact the Marion County Sheriff's Office or call 9-11 immediately.

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