Louisville escapee is back in custody

A manhunt is over in Johnson County for a Louisville escapee.
Police say 26 year old Daniel Bell was found late Sunday night in Paintsville.

Bell escaped from a halfway house in Louisville in July.

Police found him in Johnson County two weeks ago and he ran from officers.

Police say a community member saw him around midnight and called police.

"Subject was on the Sixth Street area trying to bum cigarettes. Officers arrived and subject was taken into custody," said Paintsville Officer Jerry Lee Wiley.

Police say Bell was arrested with no problems.

He is charged with escape and will be extradited back to Jefferson County to face the charges.


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