Escapee arrested in Rockcastle County

Police have arrested an inmate they say escaped from a work detail Monday, in Rockcastle County.

35-year-old Kenneth Robert Lewis was arrested in Livingston Monday night.

The jailer says friends and family heard about the escape on the news and that helped lead them to him.

Lincoln County jail officials say Lewis had been working at the Garrard County Recycling Center, when he escaped.

He was being held on drug related charges.

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