Content Tagged 'Jail'

Man Accused Of Murdering Jessamine Co. Inmate
Troopers said a man was charged with murder in the death of a Jessamine County inmate. According to State Police, inmate Corey McQueary, 33, was found unresponsive Thursday afternoon at the jail.
Proposed deal for regional jail falls apart
A proposal for a regional jail in northeast Kentucky aimed at saving taxpayers money has fallen apart.
Jailer: Boyle County Jail Over Capacity
In a report from the Advocate-Messenger, Boyle County's jailer talks about overcrowding problems.
Mother Charged with Leaving Child in Car While Visiting Relative in Jail
Deputies arrested a 26-year-old mother after they said she left her seven-year-old son in a hot car for roughly 30 minutes as she visited her own mother in jail.
Female Inmate Wanted After Not Returning To Madison Co. Jail
Troopers are looking for a female inmate who they said was supposed to return to the Madison County Detention Center.
New Cameras For Scott County Jail
The Scott County Jail is beefing up security for the safety of the public.
Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over Campaign Begins Today
Kentucky Law Enforcement is getting tough on drunk driving during the holidays.
Man Allegedly Escapes Louisville Jail, Then Admits to Stealing Semi
A Laurel County man who had reportedly been serving a ten-year sentence for burglary in Louisville is now accused of stealing a semi and then fighting with officers after getting it stuck in a Laurel County ditch.
Woman Charged with Smuggling Drugs to Inmate
According to London police, an officer was listening in on a phone conversation between a woman and an inmate and discovered the woman had allegedly given the man drugs.
Lexington Group Gives Former Inmates a Second Chance
A non-profit group in Lexington is working to give inmates a second chance at life. Video Video
Police: Knox County Inmate Escapes, Still at Large
The Knox County Sheriff's office said a prisoner ran off while being dropped off at their facility.
Jailer: Miscommunication Kept KSP from Searching for Escaped Inmate
Troopers said Roger Million, 24, was last seen at the jail Friday, May 22 but state police said it didn’t find out about the escape until about five days later. Video Video
Corrections Officer Arrested for Misconduct
A Blackburn Correctional Facility employee accused of having a sexual relationship with an inmate is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday. Video Video
Escaped Inmate Back Behind Bars
A Madison County jail escapee turned himself in Friday morning after being on the run for nearly a week. Video Video
Pulaski County Woman Released From Prison Early After Killing Husband
New evidence shows Tammy Wilson was using self-defense when she shot and killed her husband of 30 years. Video Video
Harrodsburg Police: Escapee Turns Himself In
Harrodsburg Police said Austin Howell turned himself in after escaping on Tuesday from a police cruiser. Video Video
Update: Estill County Escapee's Reported Getaway Pickup Found
The Knox County Sheriff's Office said they found the pickup truck escapee Daniel Patterson, Junior is accused of stealing after getting away from authorities.
Hardin County Jail Walkaway Back In Custody
An inmate is back in the Hardin County Jail after walking away from it last Friday.
Woodford County Inmate Stops Woman From Driving Into House
The inmate was driving to a work site for community service. He stopped the driver's car halfway up the home's front lawn. Video Video
Lexington Man Arrested More than 1200 times
Henry Earl, 64, has been arrested 1,267 times dating back to 1970. He is currently in jail for public intoxication.
Madison County Jail Overcrowded, Could Cost Taxpayers
The Madison County Jailer said there are far more prisoners than beds at the facility, and the judge-executive said that will start costing taxpayers. Video Video
Two Escape Whitley County Jail
Jail officials say two men escaped while on kitchen duty early Sunday morning. Video Video
Update: Escaped Fayette County Jail Inmate Caught
Fayette County Jail Officials said they caught Robert Lee Eades, 38, today. He is now back in the Lexington jail.
New Information In Lexington Mother's Murder
Court documents gave new information following the extradition of Jeffrey Jackson, who police said is accused of murdering a Lexington mother. Video Video
Update: World War II Veteran Accused Of Holding Knife To Woman's Throat Now Out Of Jail
A 92-year old man who Harrodsburg Police said threatened a nurse's assistant at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital on Thursday, is out of jail and undergoing a psychiatric evaluation.
Update: Man Accused Of Pointing Gun At Driver Extradited Back To KY
An Indiana man accused of pointing a gun at a driver in Madison County is now in jail in Kentucky
Update: Fayette County Inmate Escape From Transport Van
In a press release, jail officials say Mustafa Qasem, 21, got away from a Fayette County Detention Center transport vehicle around 1:00 pm Wednesday.
Jail Tests For TB After Inmate Tests Positive
Inmates and law enforcement officers at the Boyd County Detention Center are being tested for tuberculosis after an inmate tested positive for TB on Wednesday.
Inmate Found Dead In Kentucky River Regional Jail
Troopers say 54-year-old Larry J. Trent was found unresponsive July 9th around 11:00 a.m.
Local Jail Changes Mail Policy
The Laurel County Detention Center has a new policy that only allows inmates to receive postcards from outside sources. Video Video
Early Inmate Release Costing Jails Money
The program may be saving the state money, but county jails aren't seeing the benefits Video Video
Former Lexington Firefighter Charged With Incest
Former Lexington firefighter William Chaffins of Mount Sterling has been charged with incest, according to State Police. Video Video
Update: Pine Knot Man Goes From Hospital To Jail
State Police said Norman Waters, 71, of Pine Knot, is in jail after being released from the hospital. Investigators said he was shot after breaking into a home and assaulting at least four people.
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