Oldham County jail escapee is arrested

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WADDY, Ky. (WTVQ) – An Oldham County jail escapee has been arrested.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s office, Michael Chadwell was arrested Monday evening in Waddy.

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They say Chadwell escaped from the Oldham County jail on August 3, 2017, while on a work detail.

Deputies report he was caught after running away from a house and into the woods on Waddy Drive.  A Shelby County K-9 tracked Chadwell, and he was taken into custody without incident.

He was previously being held in jail on charges of Robbery in the first degree.