TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Green River Correctional Complex Escapee Arrested
Date of News Release: 01/10/2006
Central City, KY (Muhlenberg County) - At 1703 hours on 01/11/2006 Ohio County dispatch received a complaint of a possible location of Jesse Pugh, the escapee form The Green River Correctional Complex in Muhlenberg County. He was seen walking on the railroad tracks in McHenry, KY in Ohio County. Units from Ohio County Sheriff's Office, Hartford Police Department, Beaver Dam Police Department and the Ohio County Jailer and his K-9 responded to the scene.
At 1757 hours Mr. Pugh was located and taken into custody. He has been returned to The Green River Correctional Complex.