Charles Edward "Ed" Hicks was arrested on Sunday, January 8, 2006, the second time in less than one month in Charlotte, North Carolina. On December 30, Ed Hicks was returned to Chesapeake, VA from Charlotte's Mecklenburg County Jail after he was arrested on December 12 on a fugitive warrant from Chesapeake. On late Saturday January 7, Ed Hicks was released on a surety bond, which meant he could not leave the Commonwealth of Virginia.
At approximately 11:30 AM on Sunday, January 7, Ed Hicks showed up at his former girlfriend's apartment, Barbara Grant, in Charlotte, NC. He was trying to kick the door in, according to Barbara. Barbara immediately called the Charlotte police. Later in the afternoon, Ed Hicks was arrested in Charlotte...again.
An extradition hearing was held Tuesday, January 10 at 1 pm. Check the Mecklenburg County Inmate search for the latest information. Hicks waived extradition and will be returned to Chesapeake, VA.
For more information, read John Hopkins' article, Man Arrested for Bigamy After Dr. Phil Episode is Jailed Again, in The Virginian Pilot and Paul Bradley's article in The Richmond Times-Dispatch. Also read the article on WRC-TV's website and the Channel 14 News Carolina Associated Press article.