TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Escaped Inmate Has Been Arrested
Date of News Release: 08/30/2010
(Hickman, Ky.)Christopher B. Roper has been arrested and lodged in the Fulton County Jail. Mr. Roper was arrested in Calloway County today by Trooper Richard Wright Jr. Mr. Roper was charged with Escape 2nd Degree.
Original News Release
Date of News Release: 08/23/2010
(Hickman, Ky.) -- On Monday, August 23, 2010 at 1210 hours, Kentucky State Police were notified of an escaped inmate from the Fulton County Jail. Christopher B. Roper, of Paducah, who was serving state time for burglary and theft charges, escaped at approximately 0800 hours this morning. Mr. Roper is a white male, six feet tall, and weighs approximately 200 lbs. Mr. Roper has a shaved head and a goatee. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and orange pants. Mr. Roper has ties to both the Paducah and Mayfield areas. Anyone having contact with Mr. Roper are asked to notify local law enforcement or contact the Kentucky State Police at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state). The investigation is ongoing by Trooper Richie Wright.