Sergeant Michael B. Webb
Kentucky State Police
Public Affairs Branch
Office (502) 782-1780
Escapee Captured in Louisville
(Campbellsburg, KY) -Skyler Wheeler was captured at approximately 3:00 am on Wednesday, June 4 by Louisville Metro Police responding to a report of an attempted auto theft.
In addition to the charges stemming from his arrest on May 5, 2003 for Attempted Murder of a Police Officer, Kidnapping, Robbery 1st, Assault 4th, Assault 3rd Criminal Mischief 1st and Theft, Wheeler now faces new charges of attempted theft by unlawful taking, carrying a concealed weapon and giving false information.
He was armed at the time of his capture by Louisville Metro Police, but was taken into custody without any resistance.