Inmate Walks Away From Work Release Duty

Police in southern Kentucky are searching for an inmate who escaped while on work release.

48-year-old Gary Rollins walked away from his duty at the Pulaski County Animal Shelter on Wednesday afternoon.

He was serving an eight year sentence for Trafficking in a Controlled Substance and Bail Jumping. He was incarcerated at the Pulaski County Detention Center.

Police say someone saw Rollins leaving the Animal Shelter in a white car.

Rollins is described as a white male, 5'8" tall and weighs 170 pounds. At the time of the escape, he had long brown hair and a beard. Rollins has numerous tattoos on his arms and neck.

Burgess should be considered dangerous.

If you see him, call 911 or local police.


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  • by M Location: KY on Jun 26, 2008 at 12:50 PM
    When you are in jail you don't have any rights. you should lose them while you are in jail or prison. why didn't he have leg chains?
  • by Scott Location: Lexington on Jun 26, 2008 at 10:35 AM
    So why is someone who was in jail and charged for bail jumping on work release? I understand that they have rights too but if you jump bail why are we letting them out? Do one time they will always do. Wake up our courts.
  • by bud Location: work on Jun 26, 2008 at 09:40 AM
    Did his name change to Burgess?
  • by Leo Location: Richmond on Jun 26, 2008 at 08:46 AM
    If he is considered dangerous why in the world was he out working at the animal shelter in the first place????

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