Kentucky State Police: Inmate accused of escaping Madison County Detention Center back in custody

Posted at 6:01 PM, Nov 15, 2022

RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18) — UPDATE: The Kentucky State Police, Post 7, in Richmond apprehended Ricky Slone just before 9:00 a.m., this morning. Mr. Slone was charged with Escape 2nd degree and lodged in the Madison County Detention Center.


Kentucky State Police are looking for a man who they say escaped the Madison County Detention Center.

Police say their Richmond post was contacted just before 2:30 p.m. Tuesday by the detention center regarding an escaped inmate. Investigators say 54-year-old Ricky Slone, of Richmond, escaped from work detail at around 9:34 a.m. from the Madison County Animal Shelter.

Slone is described as being 5'5" tall, weighing 120 pounds, with brown eyes and gray hair. He was last seen wearing a gray t-shirt, blue jeans, and black work boots. Slone is currently wanted for Escape 2nd degree.

Anyone with any information is asked to call local law enforcement or KSP Post 7 at (859) 623-2404.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Trooper Darrell Hutchison.