The search continues this for a Fayette County inmate who did not return to jail after getting a court ordered pass.

20-year-old Joshua Johnson was supposed to return to the Fayette County Detention Center around seven Wednesday night, but he never showed up.

He was released on a medical pass at noon Wednesday.

Johnson was in jail on a probation violation and contempt of court. He's now facing escape charges.


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  • by Kelli Location: Louisville on Aug 7, 2008 at 07:13 PM
    Who knows and who cares. The Louisville media makes fun of Lexington and the criminals that are there. People are right, if you want to do a crime and get away with it, go to Lexington... they are dumb hillbillies there!
  • by Anonymous on Aug 7, 2008 at 06:00 PM
    Is he dangerous?
  • by Bill Location: Lexington on Aug 7, 2008 at 08:55 AM
    Im tired of hearing of all these inmates escaping in Lexington at the local jail or Blackburn... if your a criminal come to Lexington, its the easiest place to walk away from and to not return! Build a fence around Blackburn dummies!! This Joshua Johnson is a scumbag... what he did, to be put in jail....

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