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Leslie County escapee caught

LESLIE COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - One Leslie County escapee is now behind bars.

Leslie County Sheriff's deputies say they caught Ricky Hendrix, 26, around 4a.m. Saturday.

Hendrix was arrested back in April on multiple charges including burglary and manufacturing methamphetamine.

In May he walked out of the Leslie County Detention Center and had been on the run ever since.

We are told deputies caught up with Hendrix when they received information about his possible location.

Deputies say they found Hendrix just off of Leeco Road in Leslie County.

We are told Hendrix is facing multiple charges, including some felony charges.


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