Police Hunting Escapee From Campbell County Detention Center

DRY RIDGE, KY -- The Kentucky State Police in Dry Ridge are investigating an escape from the Campbell County Detention Center.

KSP Officials say they are searching for 23-year old Daniel Steven Jahnke of Newport who escaped from the facility at 10:43 p.m. on Friday night. He apparently kicked open a gate in the kitchen area and then fled. Police say hiis probable destination is unknown.

Authorities say Jahnke is a white male, approximately 6’1” in height, 180 lbs with short black hair and fair skin. He has brown eyes (photo attached). He also has a large cross tattoo on his upper right arm. Jahnke was serving a sentence for receiving Stolen Property, Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument and Violation of Parole.

Any persons with knowledge of Jahnke’s location are asked to contact the Kentucky State Police at (800) 222-5555 or their nearest law enforcement agency.

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  • by Kevin Location: Newport Kt on Feb 28, 2009 at 04:16 PM
    All i can say it tighting up the jail just because we are convick's don't mean we dumb we can still get out of things people have got away from this jail to many times its almost as easy as taking candy from a baby,
  • by ashley Location: manor tx` on Jan 18, 2008 at 08:29 AM
    can i use this picture for one of my posters at school? It is a motivational poster that is telling students to stop stealing?


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