TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Marion County Escapee
Date of News Release: 07/03/2010
(Loretto, Ky.) -- The Kentucky Police have apprehended an Escapee from the Marion County Adjustment Center. At approximately 8:31pm Parker Perdue age 31 of Edmonton was reportedly in the Loretto area wearing an inmate uniform. Troopers Ricky Underwood and Donnie Moses responded to the area but were unable to locate Mr. Perdue. At approximately 9:32 pm Trooper Underwood observed a vehicle traveling in the Loretto area with the operator of the vehicle matching the physical description of Mr. Perdue. Trooper Underwood apprehended Mr. Purdue following a short vehicle pursuit on A. Mills Rd in Loretto. Mr. Perdue was operating a vehicle that had been recently stolen from the Loretto area. Mr. Purdue has been lodged in the Marion County Detention Center.