KSP: Escaped inmate found

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Courtesy: KSP

SMITHS GROVE, Ky. (WEHT) – Friday morning, Kentucky State Police found an escaped inmate at a gas station in Smiths Grove.

The inmate had escaped while on work release at the Senior Citizen’s Center in Christian County.

The escapee was 38-year-old Wayne Eldridge Weeks.

He was being held in Christian County on charges of receiving stolen property, bail jumping, and possession of a controlled substance.

He’s now being held in the Warren County Detention Center.

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(This story was originally published on January 17, 2020)

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