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Adair County Escapee Located, Taken Into Custody

Posted at 11:28 AM, Nov 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-19 11:30:45-05

ADAIR COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A prisoner who escaped while being transported to an Adair County court proceeding has been located and re-arrested.

Kentucky State Police were notified Nov. 14 that 25-year-old William Loy, of Columbia, had escaped custody.

On Nov. 18, Trooper Clint Bale received information that the escapee was possibly armed and staying at a residence on Spring Street in Columbia.

Trooper Bale along with several other units responded to the residence and attempted to call Loy out on the P.A.

The homeowner gave consent to search resulting in Loy being located hiding behind several mattresses.

Loy was arrested and charged with escape 2nd degree and resisting arrest.

Loy was lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail.