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Police searching after Whitley County inmate escapes custody


WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Police are searching for a man they say is on the run after he escaped from jail.

Officials tell us Shannon Wynn, 34, was behind bars in Whitley County for manufacturing meth, as well as a parole violation, and was being held on a $50,000 bond.

Wynn has a long criminal history, and has been in and out of jail since 2006.

Officials say he was on work release with the highway department on U.S. 25 South when he escaped.


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