Kentucky State Police says escaped inmate has been caught
MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - UPDATE: An escaped inmate in Madison County is back in custody.
Kentucky State Police says Tyler Blevins walked away from the Bluegrass Career and Development Center in Richmond just before 6:00 Thursday morning.
Police in Maysville arrested him just before 8 Friday morning.
He was in jail for multiple charges, including drug trafficking and burglary.
Now, he’s facing an additional charge of escape.
ORIGINAL: State police are on the lookout for an escaped inmate.
KSP says 32-year-old Tyler J. Blevins, of Vanceburg, walked away from the Bluegrass Career and Development Center in Richmond just before 6:00 Thursday morning.
He is described as a white male, 5′11″ tall, weighing 203 pounds, with brown hair and Green eyes. Blevins has a surgical scar on his abdomen and multiple tattoos on his arms, chest, back, and left wrist.
KSP says Blevins is known to frequent Lewis, Mason, and surrounding areas.
We’re told Blevins was serving a sentence for meth trafficking, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon and burglary.
Anyone who may have information about the location of Blevins is asked to call their local law enforcement or KSP Post 7 at 859.623.2404.
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