Police Search For Inmate Who Left Work Detail

FREDONIA, Ky. (AP) - State police are looking for a prison inmate who escaped from a work detail in western Kentucky.
Police say 34-year-old James Ray Allgood left a minimum security
work detail in Lyon County on Thursday afternoon.
Police say they think Allgood stole a truck which had a handgun
inside. Police say they later found the truck, but the gun was missing.
Allgood was serving a 30-year sentence at the West Kentucky
Correctional Complex on convictions from Hardin and Breckinridge
counties for criminal possession of a forged instrument, theft by unlawful taking, burglary and receiving stolen property.
Allgood is described as a white male, 5-foot-11 and 175 pounds. He has light brown hair, hazel eyes and faded tattoos on the back of his left hand.
Anyone with information is asked to called state police.
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Information from: The Paducah Sun, http://www.paducahsun.com

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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