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Arrest of Escapee from Muhlenberg County

Date of News Release: 11/28/2007

An image of James Savage(Greenville, KY) - At 12:51hrs Greenville Police Department observed a suspicious male subject walking on South Main Street in Greenville. The Greenville Police Department responded to the scene and detained subject.

Kentucky State Police responded to the scene where male subject was positively identified as James C. Savage. He was then arrested without incident by Trooper Craig Engler(Case Officer).

Mr. Savage was lodged in the Muhlenberg County Jail.


Update: The Suspect is now believed to be wearing a gray sweatshirt and gray sweatpants with white shoes. Further updates will be sent as they become available.

Greenville, KY (Muhlenberg County) - On Thursday, November 27, 2007 at approximately 9:43 a.m., the Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville was contacted by the Greenville Police Department reference an escapee. The inmate was at a dentist office in Greenville when he exited a rear window and escaped on foot. He was last seen around 9:25 a.m. on Thursday, November 27, 2007.

Wanted for Escape 2nd Degree (Class D Felony) is:

James C. Savage    Age: 42   Sex: M   Race: W   Height: 5'6"   Weight: 160   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown

Mr. Savage was last seen wearing an orange jump suit and was shackled. His hair is currently shaved. He has numerous tattoos on his body. Savage should be considered dangerous. He was incarcerated in the Muhlenberg County Detention Center for Robbery 1st Degree, Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree, Unlawful Imprisonment 2nd Degree and Parole Violation. If you come into contact with him, do not try to apprehend him. Contact the Kentucky State Police toll-free at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state) or your local police department.

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