Ky. Jail Escapee Captured In Detroit

A jail escapee from Pike County is back in police custody but in another state.

Police found Michael R. Gannon in Detroit, Michigan.

Gannon walked away from a work release program at the Pike County Detention Center on Wednesday.

He was serving time on robbery charges.

He's now awaiting extradition.

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  • by tabatha Location: pikeville on Jun 12, 2008 at 10:56 AM
    My father is a sgt. and it is very easy for an inmate to walk away on work release is givin to the imates as an incentive- - well that just added another 5 yrs to his sentence- - good going!!! i wish people would grow up!
  • by Bill Location: lexington on Jun 12, 2008 at 09:43 AM
    How did the escapee get to Detroit? Was it a planned escape?


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