TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Update to the Escapees from Marion Adjustment Center
Date of News Release: 01/26/2010
(Columbia, Ky.) -- 41-year-old John K. Francis, the second of two inmates that escaped from Marion County adjustment center on January 17th, 2010, was arrested earlier today by the Mercer County Sheriff's Department when units responded to a domestic and located John K. Francis hiding in a closet. Brian L. Wyatt was arrested on January 21st near Cox's Creek, KY.
Original News Releases Below:
Date of News Release: 01/21/2010
(Columbia, Ky.) -- 38-year-old Brian L. Wyatt was arrested earlier today (01/21/2010) by the Nelson County Sheriff's Department at a relative's residence near Cox's Creek, KY. John K. Francis is still at large.
Original News Release Below:
Date of News Release: 01/18/2010
(Lebanon, KY) - The Kentucky State Police are attempting to locate two inmates who walked away from the Marion Adjustment Center in Marion County on Sunday, January 17th sometime after 4:00 PM EDT.
John K. Francis is a 41-year-old white male, 5 feet 7 inches, 170 pounds, with brown hair and green eyes. He was being held for Trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree and Bail Jumping. John K. Francis is from Harrodsburg, KY and was scheduled for release in February of 2011.
Brian L. Wyatt is a 38-year-old white male, 6 feet 4 inches, 260 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He was being held for Engaging in Organized Crime and Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st degree. Brian Wyatt is from Jefferson County, KY and was scheduled for release in 2016.
Both men are pictured with facial hair but may not have facial hair at this time.
If anyone has any information regarding the whereabouts of these escapees, please 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. Tpr. John Adams in investigating.