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Escaped Inmate Arrested In Bell Co.

Posted at 10:24 AM, May 20, 2018

BELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police say an escaped inmate has been apprehended in Bell County.

Authorities say 44-year-old Jeffery N. Howard of Ohio County failed to return to the Ohio County Jail on May 18 from a work release.

State police later said Howard stole gasoline from a station in Whitesville.

On Sunday morning, Trooper Corey King posted a message on Twitter saying Howard had been taken into custody.