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Blackburn Escapee, Robert James Pemberton Was Apprehended

Date of News Release: 04/21/2005

Blackburn Correctional Complex inmate Robert James Pemberton has been apprehended.

On Thursday, April 21, 2005 at 12:18 AM, the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Division of Police located escapee Robert James Pemberton in a stolen vehicle on Briscoll St. in Lexington, KY. The escapee was arrested after a foot pursuit and lodged in the Fayette Co. Detention Center.

Original Released: Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Blackburn Escapee

Image of Robert J. Permberton(Frankfort, KY) - Kentucky State Police Post 12 Frankfort is investigating the escape of a Blackburn Correctional Complex inmate. On Friday, April 15, 2005, Robert James Pemberton escaped. This escapee is thought to be in the Lexington KY area, and is known in Georgetown KY. The Kentucky State Police is asking anyone with information of the where abouts of Robert James Pemberton to contact the Kentucky State Police at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state) or your local law enforcement agency.


Robert James Pemberton, D.O.B. 10-17-1979, white male, 175 pounds, 6'3'', brown hair, hazel eyes. Tattoo's on right and left arms, both legs and chest.

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