Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Escape from Pike County Jail Arrested in Detroit, MI
Date of News Release: 06/12/2008
(Pikeville, KY)- Michael R. Gannon date of birth 12-30-1981 walked away from the work release program at the Pike County Detention Center on 6-11-2008. Mr. Gannon was located and arrested by the Michigan State Police in Detroit and is currently lodged awaiting extradition. The escape is still under investigation by Trooper Johnny Slone.
Original Press Release Below:
Date of News Release: 06/11/2008
(Pikeville, KY)- Michael R. Gannon, date of birth 12-30-1981 walked away from the work release program at the Pike County Detention Center. Troopers responded to the scene but were unable to locate the subject in the area. Mr. Gannon had been previously lodged in the detention center on a robbery 1st conviction and is presumed to be armed and dangerous. Gannon is a white male, 5'8" tall, 140 lbs, brown hair and brown eyes. Anyone who has information about the whereabouts of the subject, please contact the Kentucky State Police at (606) 433-7711. The case is under investigation by Trooper Slone.