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Escaped Inmate Apprehended in Ohio County

Date of News Release: 09/19/2012

Dylan T. Scaggs

(Ohio County, KY) -- A KSP Trooper and an Ohio County Sheriff's Deputy located and arrested Scaggs. He was captured without incident after a passerby called authorities of Scaggs walking down highway 1543 outside of Hartford.

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KSP Searching for an Escaped Inmate

Date of News Release: 09/19/2012

(Beaver Dam, KY) -- Troopers and other law enforcement officers are actively searching for an escaped Fulton County (Kentucky) Inmate. According to KSP Troopers, Dylan T. Scaggs was being transported from Carter County to Fulton County by Fulton County authorities. The transport made a planed stop at the Western Kentucky Parkway Travel Center (75.5 mile-marker) to allow Scaggs to utilize the restroom.

As Scaggs was returning to the transport vehicle, he managed to kick off the ankle shackles and flee from deputy jailers. Scaggs ran across both westbound lanes of the Western Kentucky Parkway and through a soy bean field heading north. He was last seen entering a tree line heading towards Liberty Road in the Beaver Dam area.

Dylan T. Scaggs (20 years old):
White male / 5'10" / 185 pounds / Hazel eyes.
She was last seen wearing blue jeans, white T-shirt and still handcuffed (in front).
Scaggs is a level 1 (lowest level) state inmate and is lodged due to theft and other persistent felony related offenses.

We request if anyone has any information regarding this case and/or his whereabouts, please contact KSP Post 16 at 270.685.3927 or 1.800.222.5555.

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