UPDATE: Powell County escapee captured
Timothy Barnett walked away from supervised work release, according to KSP
Update from December 22, 2021 at 8:20 p.m.
Investigators say 20-year-old Timothy Barnett was taken to the Clark County Detention Center.
Original story below from December 22, 2021 at 11:44 a.m.
STANTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – State troopers and other law enforcement are looking for a 20-year-old inmate who walked away Tuesday afternoon from a supervised work release detail in Powell County.
According to the Kentucky State Police, Timothy B. Barnett, of Grant County, walked away at approximately 1:30 p.m. from the Powell County Transfer Station.
According to the Powell County Detention Center, Barnett is five-feet, five-inches tall, with brown hair and brown eyes. He weighs approximately 145 pounds. He was was last seen wearing blue jeans, black, long-sleeve shirt and a brownish-colored toboggan.
Anyone with information is asked to call local law enforcement or the Kentucky State Police, Morehead at 606-784-4127.