TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Marion County Inmate Walks Away
Date of News Release: 06/08/2012
(LEBANON, KY) – The Kentucky State Police are attempting to locate a Middlesboro, KY man that walked away from the Marion Adjustment Center on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 1:29 AM EDT. 33-year-old George Wesley Upton was serving a 10 year sentence for Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree on a Police Officer and Fleeing and Evading 1st Degree. Upton is a 5'11", 173 pound, white male with brown hair and blue eyes. He has tattoos on his back, chest, neck and both arms. Upton may be operating a 1993 GMC Sierra pickup, blue and silver in color, KY registration number 419-GAE, which was reported stolen from 100 Countryside Estates in Lebanon on Wednesday, May 30. If anyone has any informaton regarding the whereabouts of George Wesly Upton please contact local law enforcement by dialing 911 or the Kentucky State Police at 1-800-222-5555.