Inmates escape 300 copyMUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (1/11/14) ― A Muhlenberg County Detention Center inmate was recaptured after being on the loose only a short while.

According to a Kentucky State Police report, Kristopher D. Newman, 38, failed to return from work release as scheduled Saturday, Jan. 11. Muhlenberg Detention officials informed KSP that Newman was last seen driving a red Dodge truck.

Trooper Bob Winters located the vehicle at about 12:12 p.m. traveling down the Pennyrile Parkway at the Morton's Gap exit. Newman was arrested without further incident and returned to Muhlenberg County Detnetion Center by case officer Trooper Jerry Knight.

Newman was serving a sentence for manufacturing methamphetamines.

Winters was assisted at the scene by Lt. Brenton Ford, Detective Dan Morck and Trooper Luis Palmer.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Robert Littlepage

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
1 DOW 17,698.33
-59.58 (-0.34%)    
2 S&P 2,072.20
-5.22 (-0.25%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,995.91
-17.21 (-0.34%)    

Most Read This Week

July 02, 2015 12792

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 4612

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3476

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 3471

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3425

Alleged Breast Display Ends in Domestic Assault…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 44969

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 12792

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 02, 2015 12792

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 2820

Police Seeking Public Help in Locating Subject…

by SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 2612

Police: Stand Off Suspect in Critical Condition

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 1463

Two Vehicle Collision Sends One to Hospital

by SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 1379

Tyson Foods to Add 91 Jobs, Invest $8.2M at…

by Kimberly Tarter
July 01, 2015 1234

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 2, 2015

by Crime Stoppers
July 01, 2015 1201

Goodman Revival Fills 'Praise in the Park' with…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 1073

Juried Art, Photography Exhibit Open at Glema…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 906

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 714

Muhlenberg Allstars 11-12 Year Olds Take down…

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News