UPDATE: Escaped Lewis County inmates arrested in Ohio


LEWIS COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) — According to WSAZ in West Virginia, Brandon Long and Paul Napier were arrested Thursday night in Ashland, Ohio.

They report police found the two men near Columbus and chased them all the was to Ashland.

They say a third person riding with them was also arrested, but the identity of that person is unknown.


Original story below:

LEWIS COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- State Police say they are looking for three inmates, two who are accused of walking out of the detention center, and one who is accused of helping them.

Troopers say 27-year-old Paul Napier and 32-year-old Brandon Long walked away from the detention center after an electrical issue. They say the two men may have left in a green 2009 Chevy Malibu with the registration number 605XBG or in a red 2008 Chevy Cobalt with the registration number 381TDX.

Troopers also say 35-year-old Amy Corns is wanted in connection to helping the two inmates escape.

If you have any information, you are asked to call Kentucky State Police in Morehead at 606-784-4127.

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