Madison County Sheriff's Office arrest missing inmate

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Posted at 2:50 PM, Sep 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-15 11:31:42-04

UPDATE: Kentucky State Police says Daniel Diles was arrested just before 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. He was charged with Escape 2nd degree and lodged in the Madison County Detention Center.


The Madison County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing inmate after he escaped custody.

Officers say that 36-year-old Daniel Diles escaped from custody during court proceedings around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Diles was last seen barefoot wearing a white t-shirt and orange pants.

He is described as being 5'8, 160 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair.

He was in court on charges that he was possessing a controlled substance (heroin) while being held at the Madison County Detention Center.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Madison County Sheriff’s Office at (859) 623-1511 or the Kentucky State Police at (859) 623-2404.