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Calloway County Jail Escapee and Recapture

Date of News Release: 06/21/2010

(Murray, Ky.) -- An inmate of the Calloway County Jail escaped and was recaptured Sunday after he used another person's identity to bond out our jail. At approximately 2:00 AM on Sunday morning, Kentucky State Police were notified by the Calloway County Jail that Steven A. Beasley had used another inmate's identity to bond himself out of jail. Beasley was being held at the Calloway County jail for drug trafficking in Graves County. Jail staff reported that Beasley's girlfriend, Brooke Love, picked Beasley up at the jail and left with him. Kentucky State Police and the Calloway County Sheriff's Department immediately began an investigation.

Sunday afternoon, troopers and detectives received information that Beasley and Love were at a residence on South 10th street in Murray. Officers entered the residence and located both individuals and placed them into custody. Steven Beasley, 29 of Murray, was charged with Escape 2nd Degree, Forgery 2nd degree, Theft of Identity, and Theft by Unlawful Taking Under $500. Brooke Love, 19 of Murray, was charged with complicity to Escape 2nd degree. She was also served with warrants out of Daviess County.

Kentucky State Police were assisted by the Murray Police Department and the Calloway County Sheriff's Office. The investigation is continuing by Detective Brett Miller with the Kentucky State Police.

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